Taking Scotland Forward: Economy

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 31st May 2016.

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Photo of Stewart Stevenson Stewart Stevenson Scottish National Party

I note that the Conservative amendment to the motion deletes all reference to the oil and gas industry and renewables and the difficulties that those industries are experiencing. Does that reflect embarrassment on behalf of the Tories for the way in which they have treated the industries over the years and in particular for the way in which they have denied oil and gas engineers the opportunity to move across to renewables, where they would have a considerable amount to offer?