Scottish Parliament: Oil transition must not ‘throw thousands of north-east jobs under the bus’
The transition away from oil and gas “must not throw thousands of north-east jobs under the bus”, a Scottish Parliament debate has heard.
16 December 2021
Nicola Sturgeon has been put on the spot in recent weeks over her government’s stance on future of oil and gas, with accusations ministers have “abandoned” the sector.
In a parliamentary debate, the Scottish Conservatives argued prematurely ending the oil and gas industry would “decimate” the economy of the north-east, costing tens of thousands of jobs and preventing a fair and managed transition to renewables.
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