SNP underwhelmed by UK Government's North Sea investment
SNP energy spokesperson calls £5m investment in oil and gas exploration “a very small step”
THE UK GOVERNMENT’S recently announced £5m investment in North Sea oil and gas exploration fails to address industry concerns, SNP Westminster energy spokesperson Drew Hendry has said.
Greens demand widespread renewable retraining to "tap into energy potential"
In response to North Sea job losses, Scottish Greens urge widespread renewable engineering
THE Scottish Greens have urged the Scottish Government to go further to pre-empt oil and gas industry decline, but welcomed the creation of 340 training course places in the renewables sector.
The courses were made possible by the Transition Training Fund (TTF), to help fossil fuel industry workers enter new renewable sectors.
SNP demands further action to revitalise the North Sea sector
Tories aren’t fulfilling promises made to the oil and gas industries, say SNP
THE SNP HAS MADE A SERIES OF DEMANDS to the UK Treasury, calling for further action to secure and support the North Sea oil and gas sector and expressing its dissatisfaction with measures announced in the autumn budget.