A leading trade union has labelled Boris Johnson’s plans to make the UK a world leader in clean energy as “hollow words”.
North Sea wind projects alone “will not support” a vibrant home supply chain and jobs, according to the boss of Scotland’s biggest offshore wind developer.
In 2009, all fourteen passengers and two crew died when a Super Puma came down in the North Sea close to Peterhead. Since then a further 17 families have lost loved ones who stepped aboard a Super Puma helicopter. So, it seems not only a rhetorical question but an insulting one to ask whether the lessons from ten years ago have been learned by the industry.