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Daily Archives: May 20, 2011

Renewed pleas for inquiry into GB Oils fuel monopoly

Renewed pleas for inquiry into GB Oils fuel monopoly

20/05/2011, by in News

A public inquiry should be held into GB Oils’ pricing structure amid claims the company is massively overcharging its customers in the isles.Consumer expert Paul Meyer said the company pays 0.021p – just over two per cent of a penny – for every litre of fuel it ships up to the isles. (more... Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 20.05.11

Editorial: The Old Rock 20.05.11

20/05/2011, by in News

When Tavish Scott and Alistair Car­michael reported the council to Audit Scotland almost two years ago, after the then chief executive David Clark deleted the post of his assistant chief executive, it precipitated the Accounts Commission inquiry and the appointment of Alistair Buchan as interim chi... Read more...

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

20/05/2011, by in Features

Returning to Westminster after the Scottish Parliament I was stopped by an English Labour MP who enquired mischievously of me why I was in London. “I thought,” he said, “that you had just voted to be independent.” It was, of course, a flippant com­ment but one which highlights in many ways ... Read more...