NATIONALISED CALMAC FERRY COSTS DOUBLE

Costs for the delayed CalMac ferry contract at the Ferguson yard in Port Glasgow have doubled, Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson Mike Rumbles MSP said: “The disastrous placing of the orders for the two new vessels has now resulted in almost a doubling of their costs. The taxpayer has been lumped with an extra £100million in costs and a huge delay.
“The Cabinet Secretary is quick to pin the blame on management at Ferguson, but let’s not forget the Scottish Government had a significant role to play in ensuring due diligence was conducted in full. Clearly it was not.

WHY IS SANTA’S SATCHEL NOT FULL OF PRESENTS FOR THE POOR?

Peace, love and happiness should be on the agenda for West Dunbartonshire Council with all that money they have received for selling off land to house-builders in the bank. They have negotiated a cool £10 million for the site of the old council offices at Garshake in Dumbarton. And that tranche of money and the cash from a few other (big) bits and pieces of real estate should  mean that Santa’s satchel should be full and running over.

CINEMA REVIEW: RISE OF THE SKYWALKER

Time to face the truth about your sister’s awful husband. You know you’ve been defending him only because your even more ghastly parents can’t stand the air he breathes.  Lunatics in MAGA hats took endless digs at The Last Jedi, the previous film in the Star Wars cycle, for supposedly bowing down to the Woke Ascendency. There were women in it. Luke wasn’t sufficiently badass. Those sorts of things. Only a total cad would, thus, decline the opportunity to offer some support.

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