This article is in response to an opinion piece written by former Conservative MSP, Brian Monteith.
The Tory MSP Brian Monteith should hold his head in shame. Has he forgotten how many lives have been lost after stepping aboard a Super Puma in the North Sea?
Unite’s Keep the North Sea Puma free campaign was established because offshore workers had lost their lives because of a catastrophic gear box failure of the Super Puma helicopter not because of any failure by the Sikorsky 92.
Unite, the RMT, GMB and Norwegian trade unions back the Keep the North Sea Puma Free campaign as well as major oil companies. Statoil has gone public and will not use this Super Puma model again.
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