As-it-happened: Donald Trump before Holyrood committee

Key points

  • US tycoon Donald Trump appeared before a Holyrood inquiry to say that the Scottish government's policy of promoting wind farms is a mistake.
  • The businessman is strongly opposing plans for an offshore development near the site of his new £1bn golf resort, in Aberdeenshire.
  • Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and his SNP government believe offshore wind is a vital part of Scotland's green energy drive.

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Reporting:

  • Steven Brocklehurst 
  • Deirdre Kelly 
  • Liz Rawlings 

Last updated 25 April 2012

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