Council told: Get off your high horse

By Cameron Brooks

Published: 18/12/2013

Alex Salmond has made a last-ditch appeal to council bosses in Aberdeen to get off their “high horse” and find a way to use a £50million donation to transform the city centre.

The first minister said it would be a “great tragedy” for the north-east if Sir Ian Wood’s pledge was rejected and that the public would be “dumbfounded”.

The Aberdeenshire East MSP made the comments on the eve of a full council meeting today, when the Labour-led administration is expected to turn down the offer.

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