Salmond pins hopes on Muckle as EU court scotches plans to grab sassenach subsidy

I was going to write on this but Tallbloke has already done a great job.

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Oh noes! H/T to Oldbrew for spotting this GWPF story culled from the Times:

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EU COURT ENDS SALMOND’S HOPES FOR GREEN SUBSIDIES
Date: 04/07/14 Peter Jones, The Times

Alex Salmond’s hopes that the economy of an independent Scotland could rely on expanding renewable energy generation have been crippled by a European Court of Justice ruling.

The court has said that no government must pay subsidies to renewable generators in another country. The ruling removes any legal foundation for the first minister’s claim that the rest of Britain would continue to pay a subsidy — more than £500 million a year — to Scottish renewable generators for their green energy.

Pro-Union sources said that the ruling could mean higher energy bills after a “yes” vote. It also leaves the future of the industry, if there is a “yes” vote, resting on the…

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2 Responses to Salmond pins hopes on Muckle as EU court scotches plans to grab sassenach subsidy

  1. charles mckenzie-smith says:

    Does everyone in Scotland believe that,if the vote is “yes”,the EU will allow them to leave.I think you will find that the EU,will say it’s the wrong answer and could you please vote again till you get the right one!!!!

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