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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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    Trade deficit is not necessarily associated with budget deficit. Ireland before 2008 actually had budget surplus. @ David Raw From what I read, the municipal...
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    This has been quite an interesting conversation, so thanks. @Nom de Plume and Peter Martin The following may be of interest to you as it...
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    @Caron Lindsay, I do agree that Labour are all over the place on Brexit and it is a massive problem. I voted leave, but I...
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    @ethicsgradient: There was more decent opposition to the Government from Tom Brake in the 20 seconds or so it took for him to ask his...
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    @Neil Mackinnon I re-read the article and it is clearly critical of Labour/various opposition for not making today more challenging for the governmen. Let me...
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    Those party members who think a second referendum is a good idea, should read the following words of Tim Farron from a couple of weeks...