Kenny MacAskill calls for a Scottish Public Energy Company
MacAskill Reacts to the 2023 Budget
Posted by Kenny MacAskill, March 15 Reacting to the Budget today ALBA Depute Leader and fair energy prices campaigner Kenny MacAskill MP said: The North East of Scotland, which is best placed to deliver carbon capture and storage, has been snubbed yet again. the Chancellor announced in the autumn that £65 billion would be seized Scottish families are… Continue reading MacAskill Reacts to the 2023 Budget
Aberdeen is a magnet for new Green Energy tech development
Promising new green tech company sHYp have taken premises in Aberdeen to develop their Green Hydrogen from Wind Power technology. Fast-growing green hydrogen technology start-up sHYp has moved into offices and laboratory space at The James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen with plans to expand to five staff on site by summer. The move gives sHYp… Continue reading Aberdeen is a magnet for new Green Energy tech development
Investment in Scottish economy stronger than UK
Respected business insiders KPMG have announced that Scotland had registered a 69% increase in investment in mid-sized companies last year, compared to a 19% drop in the rest of the UK. This is due in no small part to the difference between Scotland’s economy and that of the rest of the UK. The strategic change… Continue reading Investment in Scottish economy stronger than UK
Will the Union break?
Some thoughts on Tom Nairn’s death and his obituary. Tom Nairn, hailed as the ‘intellectual godfather of the Scottish Independence movement’, died this week: he was 90 years old. Others have written of his profound writing and of his prediction that the United Kingdom as a state will inevitably break up. So I pose this… Continue reading Will the Union break?
‘Difficult or impossible’ for a third of adults to cover an extra £20 expense
In a recent survey, one third of adults in the UK admitted their finances were so finely balanced that an extra £20 per month would put them in financial difficulties. That figure rises when you consider vulnerable groups: Current government support is a sticking plaster which is quickly being exhausted due to the increased pressures… Continue reading ‘Difficult or impossible’ for a third of adults to cover an extra £20 expense
Alba call for new “Anti-Usury” Law
To save consumers from “Debt Trap” Lenders Alba want a ceiling put on the amount of interest consumers can be charged. Alba Party have called for a ceiling to be put on the amount of interest consumers can be charged in a bid to combat pay day lenders and banks cashing in on the cost… Continue reading Alba call for new “Anti-Usury” Law