no “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… Continue reading Tragedy in the North Sea exposes lack of “just transition”
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Time for Scotland to take control of its renewable assets
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. Read more here …
Kenny MacAskill lights up the room
With a passionate speech about Independence, fuel poverty, and foreign ownership of Scotland’s wealth. Kenny’s Main Points Web link to the wind farm mentioned by Kenny – Berwick Bank.
UK takes £80 000 000 000 from Scotland
– and then has the cheek to say Scotland is too poor! UK Tax on North Sea Oil and Gas could have been equivalent of £5000 annual windfall for every home in Scotland. ALBA Party have said that the Chancellor’s raid on the North Sea shows that the UK Government can’t afford Scotland to become… Continue reading UK takes £80 000 000 000 from Scotland