On a day flight to New York. Seven and a half hours of full vampire banishing daylight in a comfortable coffin of a seat. Unusually, in my flying experience, all is luxe, calms et volupte. Champagne helps. But doesn’t count for anything.
The statistics show that since 2007/2008 local government transport spending has faced a real terms cumulative loss of nearly £2 billion as a result of the SNP forcing Tory austerity on Scotland’s councils and increasing ring-fencing.
Of the bigger towns Angers, Le Mans, Bayonne and La Rochelle scored top.
In her ruling, Judge Lucy Wiseman said: “I considered it clear from the claimant’s evidence that he did not want to relinquish involvement with Barrhead Travel. I say this because it was clear that even in relation to the special projects, the claimant wanted to work in and from a Barrhead Travel office and to involve staff and resources as he saw fit, at various stages of those projects.”
This is Loch Sloy, a magnificent example of Scottish civil engineering, built to capture rain for our domestic water supply. It is also a stunning feat of Irish workmanship. Donegal labourers came to this country around 1943 to replace the Scottish teenagers who had been shipped off in the war.
Last updated 22 years ago by Kennedy, the redesigned uniform includes a navy trouser option for the first time for the female crew and a dress for only the second time. Green remains a signature colour now in a shade called Kenmare Green, with a lot more navy. The male crew’s former flannel jackets and grey trousers have been replaced by a smart navy suit.