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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 25th Sep - 9:40pm
    @ Malc, I wouldn't defend him or try to make excuses for his words. He should give an unreserved apology for bringing politics into disrepute...
  • User AvatarGlenn 25th Sep - 9:03pm
    I'm with Little Jackie Paper here.
  • User AvatarDavid Becket 25th Sep - 9:01pm
    @Catherine Jane Crosland No he did not claim the coalition was wonderful, he pointed out the success we achieved. He could have mentioned support for...
  • User AvatarJayne Mansfield 25th Sep - 8:58pm
    @ Simon Shaw, Such double standards. The words are poisonous which ever way you try to spin it.
  • User Avatarmalc 25th Sep - 8:56pm
    Corbyn's right-hand man John McDonnell called Tory, Esther McVey a “stain on humanity” and said "joking" that she should be lynched. Recently he was asked...
  • User AvatarLiberal Neil 25th Sep - 8:54pm
    Thanks for coming to help Paul, and I'm sorry I managed to miss you, it was pretty hectic! Thanks also to Gavin and his team...