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Daily Archives: April 1, 2011

Editorial: The Old Rock 01.04.2011

Editorial: The Old Rock 01.04.2011

01/04/2011, by in News

Alistair Carmichael and his government continue to peddle the myth that when they came to power last May they had no choice other than rapidly to impose deep cuts in public spending following the financial crisis. This “narrative”, as the political classes like to style it, is now firmly establi... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

01/04/2011, by in Features

25 Years AgoOil companies have been asked to give an undertaking that they will deal with any major spills and pay for cleaning up operations.The SIC ports and harbours committee voted this week to maintain the status quo on its policy on oil spills and to pass the matter on to the Sullom Vo... Read more...

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

01/04/2011, by in Features

Wednesday last week was budget day. The budget is no longer the jewel in the parliamentary calendar that it used to be but it is still important and rarely more so than when the country is under the economic cosh as it is today. (more…) Read more...