Aberdeenshire Conservative MP Colin Clark claimed the UK energy sector could be about to "cut off its nose to spite its face" if it doesn't utilise the skills from North Sea oil and gas during a Treasury Committee meeting.
Colin Clark MP
A push towards divesting MP pension pots away from oil and gas has been strongly criticiced by a north-east MP.
A north-east MP has penned a concerned letter to the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) claiming small and medium oil contractors are being "undermined" through delayed payments.
Business and tourism chiefs have called for the urgent restoration of a direct air link to London.
The North Sea oil and gas industry is vital to my constituency of Gordon, Aberdeenshire, but also to the wider north-east, Scottish and indeed UK economy.
Conservative MP for Gordon Colin Clark believes the Scottish Government “doesn’t understand” the entrepreneurial spirit created in the north-east through oil and gas as it is too “central belt dominated”.
Aberdeen engineering firm Sparrows said it is taking the knowledge it has gleaned from oil and gas and setting its sights on offshore wind projects closer to home.