The loss of a state asset and the loss of jobs Main article first published on YoursForScotland.com Offshore wind should see Scotland benefit from its natural resource and it’s people have access to affordable fuel. Moreover, it should provide for Scottish businesses to benefit from its location and create jobs for Scottish workers. This is… Continue reading Energy Rich Scotland – Fuel Poor Scots
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Scotland should control its own Renewable Energy
Kenny MacAskill The ALBA Depute Leader Kenny MacAskill MP has revealed the full extent of the foreign ownership of Scotland’s renewable energy assets by state owned energy companies with countries including China, the United Arab Emirates, France, Sweden, Norway and Ireland all profiting from Scotland’s massive energy resources in the Offshore wind sector. Local councils through the planning process have their… Continue reading Scotland should control its own Renewable Energy
Tragedy in the North Sea exposes lack of “just transition” for offshore wind workers
The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) Regional Organiser Jake Molloy and ALBA Depute Leader Kenny MacAskill MP have today (Friday) presented a short paper (attached below) asking “Where’s the Just Transition?” in which they outline how the recent tragedy in the North Sea, 98 miles east of Aberdeen, in which a… Continue reading Tragedy in the North Sea exposes lack of “just transition” for offshore wind workers
Wee Alba Book goes Bigtime!
Tonight’s Wee Alba Book event was a big success! A keen audience of voters for the Dyce, Bucksburn and Thanestone by-election were inspired by speeches from Alex Salmond and Charlie Abel, covering issues from the local to the national, including the future for Aberdeen and the oil industry. More details to follow.
Kenny MacAskill and Charlie ask for your vote
Out campaigning with a great team! Hitting the doorsteps and listening to local views, a great day to be out and about. What we’re hearing from voters is something the SNP should be worried about: there is real concern about ‘Isla Bryson’, the double rapist who was sent to the Cornton Vale woman’s prison in… Continue reading Saturday 28th