Windfarms ‘may cost Scottish independence’
Anti-windfarm campaigners warned Alex Salmond that his renewable energy policy could cost him Scottish independence.
Several hundred demonstrators marched on the SNP conference on Saturday in what was seen as a new militancy among groups objecting to the turbines. The event was timed to coincide with the first minister’s keynote speech to rally party members and extol the perceived virtues of separation.
One of the organisers, Linda Holt, said: “Today proves windfarms are a political problem which the government ignores at its peril. Every new windfarm costs the first minister, the SNP government and ultimately the independence campaign, support.
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