‘Police horse patrols waste cash’

By Neil MacPhail

Published: 20/12/2013

Plans to bring police horses on to the streets of Inverness today and tomorrow were dismissed as a money wasting publicity stunt yesterday.

The Highland capital promises to be busy tonight for “mad Friday”, the last one before the holidays, and when hundreds of Aberdeen FC fans arrive tomorrow for an important clash with Caley Thistle.

But Highlands and Islands Labour MSP David Stewart said he was concerned that Police Scotland were bringing the horse patrols to the city, and possibly were planning a trip by ferry to Orkney.

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