Activists demand Edinburgh science festival cease ‘greenwashing’ fossil fuel companies
Sponsoring projects like the Edinburgh ‘eco-village’ is a way for companies to “cover up the climate crimes they are complicit in,” claim activists
THE EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE FESTIVAL should drop all sponsorship from companies and concerns involved in the fossil fuel industry as of 2019, activists have argued.
SNP MP accused of tax avoidance scheme involvement
Five-figure interest-free loan was legal, but MP had previously spoken out against such schemes
SNP MP Phil Boswell is facing allegations that his use of a tax avoidance scheme in his previous job was inappropriate, but he maintains the PS18,308 interest-free loan was standard practice in the oil industry.