Patrick Harvie MSP, economy spokesperson for the Scottish Greens, says Scottish ministers should have done more to prevent giving a £350million contract to a private water company for supply of services to Scotland’s public sector.
At the moment the billing and servicing of water for council buildings, hospitals, universities, prisons and the Scottish Parliament is carried out by Edinburgh-based Business Stream, which is 100 per cent owned by publicly-owned Scottish Water.…
Whatever you think of the prospect of Lady Mone, one thing should be clear by now.
Every country deserves a system of government that is accountable to the people, and as long as an unelected House of Lords exists, the UK will not be truly democratic. We simply cannot trust legislative scrutiny in the hands of a body dominated by the rich and privileged, far removed from the daily reality of life faced by the people over whom they exercise power.…