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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 AvatarIan 21st Nov - 3:09pm
    Both of these articles are worth reading. The bottom line is that we have become irrelevant with our obsession with defending the status quo, at...
  • User Avatarnvelope2003 21st Nov - 2:48pm
    I wonder how those people who do work, even if they prefer to do so, will feel if there are millions of people living off...
  • User AvatarPeter Martin 21st Nov - 2:36pm
    There's seems to be an argument on this thread that tax avoidance is too easy because the tax system is too complicated. I'd dispute that....
  • User AvatarJames Brough 21st Nov - 2:12pm
    Am I being unduly cynical in noting that the one person to defend Lord Rennard is also the one person to refer to him as...
  • User Avatarpaul barker 21st Nov - 1:56pm
    Thanks for these informative article. Does anyone know whats happening with our Sister Party in Germany, The FDP ? The context is very different but...
  • User Avatarpaul barker 21st Nov - 1:37pm
    Clearly the issue with Rennard has not gone away, it is still causing pain & damaging The Party. Perhaps its time to think realistically about...