I will be writing to the Chief Planner for Scotland before the Board Meeting to register concerns about the Park’s involvement in the selection and appointment of Flamingo Land and how this has affected the conclusions its reached in the Report.
Formerly the BBC’s Economics Editor, Ahmed who trained in Dumbarton under Bill Heaney, editor of the Dumbarton Democrat, now manages various BBC outlets including the daily News Editors; Question Time and Digital Current Affairs.
She told the Irish Times that the incident was ‘one of the most devastating moments in my presidency’.
Jackie Baillie MSP, Dumbarton and Lomond
The ruling this week from Edinburgh is a reminder of one aspect of the Union which is perhaps less palatable to some of its supporters: under its terms, the Scottish courts have parity with the English courts and must be listened to, like it or not.