SNP ‘tried to hide’ energy jobs error
SNP ministers have been accused of trying to hide an “error” in a major document which inflated Scottish oil and gas jobs figures.
A paper on the Scottish Government’s plans for the offshore sector in an independent Scotland claimed 34,000 posts were projected to be created in the industry and related businesses north of the border over the next two years.
The report was published with much fanfare on July 23.
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