Trade unions are demanding to see Scottish government legal advice that led to an abrupt stop to plans for re-starting work at the BiFab construction yards in Fife and Lewis.
- That’s while the Scottish government is asking urgently for discussions with the UK government to find ways it could help work together to support the industry.
- Scottish ministers are criticising the Canadian firm with a controlling stake in the three yards – at Burntisland and Methil in Fife and one at Arnish near Stornoway – for failing to invest.
- Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown, for 32 years a Labour MP in Fife, is weighing in with demands for inquiries at both Westminster and Holyrood into “the BiFab…
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