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Daily Archives: September 3, 2010

Editorial: The Old Rock 03.09.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 03.09.10

03/09/2010, by in News

The first skirmishes of next year’s Scottish parliamentary election took place this week. The subject: ferries. The combatants: the SNP and the Liberal Democrats. For extending its pointless pilot scheme into the operation of road equivalent tariffs (RET) to the Outer Hebrides for a year, at the s... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

03/09/2010, by in Features

25 Years AgoShetland and Orkney fishermen are meeting today to discuss their next steps in a campaign to protect local fishing grounds.This follows an hour-long meeting between Scottish Minister of State Lord Gray and Shetland fishing representatives on Tuesday where the two sides failed to ... Read more...

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

03/09/2010, by in Features

I confess that I have always been sceptical about the decision to roll out a “pilot scheme” for Road Equiv­alent Tariff (RET) in the Western Isles.In the period after they took power in 2007 and when the SNP was throwing money around like a man with no arms it seemed like a pretty obvious p... Read more...