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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 Avatarpetermartin2001 24th May - 5:59pm
    " The truth of it is that there ​are things we can win in the European Union, but we will not win them by removing...
  • User AvatarRichard Flowers 24th May - 5:57pm
    @Michael BG "I don’t understand why you are not advocating one of [Torry's] preferred schemes." Precisely because he pays for it by abolishing the personal...
  • User AvatarPsi 24th May - 5:55pm
    Day "Dean Moore is a student Well, that’s unsurprising" If the only comment is an Ad Hom I guess that indicates you accept the case...
  • User AvatarMichael BG 24th May - 5:30pm
    Thank you Richard Flowers for posting a link to Malcolm Torry’s paper. I don’t understand why you are not advocating one of his preferred schemes....
  • User AvatarDav 24th May - 5:28pm
    Ford's in his flivver; all's well with the world.
  • User AvatarTobie Abel 24th May - 5:10pm
    Being a student is neither here nor there, I think the argument is entirely valid. Liberalism IS about accepting someones freedom to do or say...