Minister clears the air over base future
A UK GOVERNMENT minister has pledged there is “no question” over a Moray airbase’s future – and challenged the SNP to “come clean” on its defence plans for an independent Scotland.
Dr Andrew Murrison dismissed claims by the Nationalists that a planned fuel pipeline sell-off had put a fresh questionmark over RAF Lossiemouth’s role as a “red herring”.
The minister for international security and strategy was speaking during a tour of military sites in the north and north-east.
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