Carmichael welcomes approval of Shetland Spaceport

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has welcomed today’s announcement that the UK government will approve the creation of a Shetland spaceport.

Mr Carmichael said:

“This is good news for Unst, for Shetland and for the UK space industry. After a challenging year the prospect of new, high-quality jobs in the isles has to be welcomed and is a confirmation of the faith that those behind Shetland Spaceport have put in its location. I hope it will be just the first of many such developments.”

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