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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 Avatarexpats 26th Oct - 4:08pm
    Dav 26th Oct '16 - 2:31pm.....So you support 'sweetheart' deals with multi-nationals; offshore havens for transactions designed exclusively to avoid UK tax, etc... IMO there...
  • User Avatarwg 26th Oct - 4:03pm
    Parliamentary democracy disappeared when the Lisbon Treaty was foisted upon the UK - if there ever was such a thing.
  • User AvatarSimon Shaw 26th Oct - 3:52pm
    @David Raw So, are you implying that you and all the Lib Dems you know have "always campaigned" against a third runway at Heathrow? Perhaps...
  • User AvatarMeg Thomas 26th Oct - 3:29pm
    I am 100% in favour. It will take away the stigma overnight Truly progressive and liberal
  • User AvatarJohn Peters 26th Oct - 3:23pm
    I expect your elected representatives will give Brexit just as much consideration as they did CETA.
  • User AvatarRichard Underhill 26th Oct - 3:11pm
    After a Formula 1 race they play the national anthem of the winning driver, often a Brit such as Lewis Hamilton, previously other Brits. I...