Alex Salmond has compared Nicola Sturgeon to Margaret Thatcher after she announced her opposition to the proposed Cambo oil field off Shetland.
Alex Salmond has launched a lawsuit against the Scottish Government following sexual assault allegations made by two staff members during his time as first minister.
Former First Minister Alex Salmond believes policy should be put in place to ensure Scottish yards are given priority when bidding for renewables work in the country.
Brexit could bring “huge damage” to Scotland’s renewable energy industry, former first minister Alex Salmond has said.
Alex Salmond will be the keynote speaker at the Renewables After Brexit conference being held in Dundee
Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has said Scotland is a “viable independent country outside of the UK”.
MPs should be given a vote over the Hinkley Point nuclear power station so those who support it can be “named and shamed”, Alex Salmond has said.
Alex Salmond has been quizzed on the price of oil in his first phone-in show for LBC Radio. The former First Minister’s first caller, a man named Paul from St Albans, asked him how Scotland could still succeed independently at the current low oil price. He said: “You based your financial security in Scotland on the oil price of about $110 a barrel – I notice it’s trading at around $30. How would Scotland be now if you’d succeed in gaining independence?”
Former first minister Alex Salmond unleashed a scathing attack on “three-time loser” Donald Trump last night, accusing him of damaging the Scottish economy. The Gordon MP condemned his “treatment of Scotland”, which he said would prompt Scottish Americans to join the “ever-growing list of people alienated” by the businessman. The Trump Organisation was quick to retaliate, branding Mr Salmond a “has-been and totally irrelevant”.
The UK Government moves like lightning to tax the industry when oil prices are high but moves at a snail’s pace when oil prices are low. In a glaring example of oil tax hypocrisy, George Osborne announced a shale oil fund for the north of England in his Autumn Statement. This is before a single barrel of oil has been produced, yet, Scotland, with more than 40 billion barrels of oil is still waiting.