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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 AvatarBill le Breton 3rd Jul - 8:48am
    This is wonderful news. Its implications need to be considered in conjunction with the light which Thevoz and Baston shed on the 2015 GE campaign...
  • User AvatarMBoy 3rd Jul - 8:33am
    Lib Dem fight-back!
  • User AvatarJayne Mansfield 3rd Jul - 8:20am
    Whatever the intentions of the author of the New Statesman article and those who briefed against her anonymously, Catherine Bearder comes out of this really...
  • User AvatarJohn Tilley 3rd Jul - 8:18am
    Tony Dawson 2nd Jul '15 - 8:46pm "...Not even in Hallam where the Lib Dems basically campaigned for “Clegg to stop Labour” thus losing virtually...
  • User Avatartheakes 3rd Jul - 8:17am
    What a result at Hampton Wick last night. Could this be in part to the Airport extension and the party's greenish stance?.
  • User Avatartheakes 3rd Jul - 8:15am
    Moving on as we have to, just coming round after seeing the victory at Hampton Wick last night. Congrats all round. Wonder if the Airport...
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