Aberdeen could be offered City Deal

By Calum Ross

Published: 07/12/2013

The UK Government would consider offering Aberdeen one of its flagship “City Deals” to unlock major new investment and boost services.

Chief Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander revealed to the Press and Journal yesterday that he would look at including Aberdeen in the scheme.

City council leader Barney Crockett said such a move would have a “game-changing” impact, and could pave the way for help to build a new exhibition and conference centre, boost the harbour’s redevelopment, and build badly-needed housing.

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