Spain handed £150m deal to build steel parts for Britain's taxpayer-funded wind farms 



A decision to build parts in Spain for Britain's newest taxpayer-backed wind farm has sparked outrage.
Scottish Power, which is owned by Spanish giant Iberdrola, has awarded £150million of contracts to build the foundations of a £2.5billion wind farm off the coast of East Anglia to a shipyard in Spain which is backed by the Spanish government.
It flies in the face of the Government's strategy to support British jobs, and it has caused a crisis at Newcastle-based OGN Group which had hoped to secure the investment and 2,000 jobs. 
Mary Glindon, Labour MP for North Tyneside, said: 'If the... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Business, Views: 43
Source: Daily Mail
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