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Ed Davey: Onshore windfarm opposition risks UK jobs

Wind turbine - Some rights reserved by thomas vlThe Guardian reports:

Energy secretary Ed Davey has warned that the Conservative party’s opposition to onshore wind turbines risks undermining the creation of British jobs as new data showed 15,400 people are now employed in the wind power industry.

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Michael Moore MP’s Westminster Notes

Every week, Liberal Democrat Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore MP, writes a column for newspapers in his Borders Constituency. Here is the latest edition. 

Local television

Last week was an important one for local news coverage in the Borders as the broadcasting regulator OFCOM asked for views on its proposals to change the way local television news is provided here.

After years of shared news with Tyne Tees, they are now looking at options to return things close to the way they were in 2009. That would mean more coverage of the south of Scotland and particularly our part of it …

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  • User AvatarJayne Mansfield 10th Oct - 11:54am
    @ David Morrison, Why would anyone who wishes to be taken seriously involve themselves in all the ridiculous flummery that has developed to bolster an...
  • User AvatarDenis Loretto 10th Oct - 11:53am
    The pro campaign is being launched on Monday - let's not start finding ways to rubbish it before it even gets underway. As I have...
  • User AvatarDenis Loretto 10th Oct - 11:37am
    If we could just get back to Calderdale for a moment, the situation Councillor Baker describes has distinct echoes of the "flags dispute" in Belfast...
  • User AvatarGordon 10th Oct - 11:28am
    "Rosie Barnes and her rabbits " I'm old enough to remember that. Aaaargh!!! But many younger/newer members won't. Perhaps a synopsis would help. Does it...
  • User AvatarDenis Loretto 10th Oct - 11:06am
    The news about Stuart Rose sounds good to me and we must hope for as good launch of the pro campaign on Monday. Last night...
  • User AvatarDavid Morrison 10th Oct - 10:29am
    @Phyllis: But the office of Leader of the Opposition is, of its very nature, a slave to conformity of some sort or another. Of course...