Green MSP Patrick Harvie is welcoming today’s ruling by the Court of Session overturning an earlier decision to allow liquidators for Scottish Coal to abandon their environmental obligations at former opencast mines.
The ruling says the liquidators do not have the power to abandon the sites or their statutory licenses.
Patrick Harvie, Green MSP for Glasgow, recently raised the issue with the Auditor General, prompting her to launch an investigation.…
Yesterday, the City of Edinburgh Council remembered Nelson Mandela. In addition to a motion seeking an appropriate memorial to Mandela in the city, after a moment’s silence, each political group was invited to contribute some thoughts. Here is what Maggie Chapman said.
So much has been said about Mandela in the last seven days, but I would like to say a few words here today as a fellow South African.…