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BAE boss anti-indy letter at odds with company’s earlier statements

  By Martin Kelly  The Chief Executive of BAE Systems has sent out letters warning of the potential risks to pensions and jobs if...

MSP writes to UK Government after coastguard concerns raised over Loch...

By a Newsnet reporter An MSP has written to the UK Government Transport Secretary, Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, raising questions around the...

Minister expresses “dismay” over coastguard closure

Scotland’s Transport Minister Keith Brown has today raised concerns that lives will be put at risk as a result of UK Government cuts to...

Calls for PM to apologise after Greenock Coastguard reprieve hopes dashed

By G.A.Ponsonby  Prime Minister David Cameron is being urged to issue an apology to staff at a Greenock based coastguard station after he gave...

Confusion over Clyde Coastguard closure after Cameron letter suggests temporary reprieve

By G.A.Ponsonby  The future of a Clyde Coastguard Base has been thrown into confusion after an announcement by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency appeared...

Johann Lamont urged to end silence on Trident after Thatcher revelations

By a Newsnet reporter  New Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont is facing calls to end her silence on nuclear weapons after it emerged former PM...

UK government’s ‘reckless’ closure of Scottish coastguard centres could ‘cost lives’

By a Newsnet reporter  The UK government's planned cuts to the Scottish Coastguard service could lead to “a loss of life” according to opponents...

Two weeks left to save Clyde and Forth coastguards

By a Newsnet reporter SNP MSP Stuart McMillan has stepped up the fight against the closure of Scotland's busiest coastguard stations. Mr McMillan will...

Proposed closure of coastguard base puts money before lives claims MSP

An SNP MSP has pledged to step up the fight to save Scotland’s busiest Coastguard base saying that lives will be lost if it...

Salmond emphasises Unity over Threat to Scottish Defence Jobs

First Minister Alex Salmond has underlined the importance of a united front in the fight to preserve Scottish defence jobs. The First Minister and...