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Tag: coastguard

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...

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...

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...