A recent Parliamentary debate in the House of Commons on the future of the UK water sector saw calls for the water companies in England to be based on the Scottish Water public sector model or the Welsh Water ownership model with “democratic public ownership” via new consumer and employee trusts. Gareth Thomas (Harrow West) […]

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CAOLAS ‘More than 40 charities, fishing bodies and community groups are calling for an inquiry into watchdog Marine Scotland over fears it is unable to protect Scotland’s waters from criminal activity. National Trust for Scotland and the Scottish Creel Fishermen’s Federation are amongst signatories to a joint letter asking Holyrood to “take urgent measures” to protect coastal waters […]

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Scottish Parliament Urgent action needs to be taken to improve the regulation of the Scottish salmon farming industry and to address fish health and environmental challenges, a Holyrood Committee has concluded. Following its in-depth inquiry into salmon farming in Scotland, the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee has determined that, if the industry is to expand, […]

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New analysis confirms Scottish wind farm provided enough power last month for nearly five million homes Scotland’s fleet of onshore and offshore wind farms set another record last month, providing enough clean power for nearly five million homes. According to a new analysis from WWF Scotland, wind turbines delivered power over the course of the […]

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