CBI director condemns north transport links
ONE of Scotland’s top business leaders has launched a scathing attack on the Scottish Government’s transport policy for the north.
CBI director Iain McMillan branded the timescale for dualling the A9 “not good enough” – and warned that the economy in the Highlands and islands would be left behind without better air and rail links. He urged SNP ministers at Holyrood and the coalition at Westminster to be more ambitious in their approach to transport targets.
Mr McMillan also said that the CBI’s own research had revealed that “high-quality infrastructure” could be the deciding factor when companies were considering where to invest.
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