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Leslie backs calls for public ownership of energy in an independent Scotland

Households rationing electricity usage by over 50%  and instead burning imported gas in portable heaters to keep their homes warm is deplorable in renewables-rich Orkney. That was the view of Orkney and Shetland SNP candidate Robert Leslie as he backed a resolution at the SNP conference in Aberdeen to bring…

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Leslie calls for catamarans to be part of Orkney ferry replacement project

There must be a place for catamarans in plans to replace Orkney’s ageing internal ferry fleet, according to SNP candidate for Orkney and Shetland, Robert Leslie. Mr Leslie made the call as he supported a resolution from Paul Anderson of London branch on rural and island connectivity at the SNP…

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