statements made by the Glasgow Herald on May 20, 1972, should he noted by all nationalists.
The British Steel Corporation "now see that
Hunterston can be of great economic benefit to the steel industry in the
"That the BSC suddenly want a mineral terminal at
Hunterston more with the idea of lightening ships for the ore ports in
the south than anything else is seen by their having removed the design
work from Motherwell to Cardiff"’.
The implications of the second statement are sufficient
to prove the economic case for self-government and to make any supporting
"The recently nationalised steel industry has
often seemed remote from its industrial customers and from the areas in
which it produces its output. Centralisation and London orientation have
both contributed to this sorry state of affairs." So say’s the
Glasgow Herald on Wednesday, August 1,1973.