Big Row Over Scottish Town’s Decision Not to Send Reps to Space Tourism Conference

Fury over ‘lost opportunity’ of space tourism conference
The Press and Journal

A furious councillor yesterday accused Moray Council’s administration of a lack of vision after it decided not to send representatives to an upcoming space tourism conference. Members of the planning and regulatory services committee had been due to decide who would attend next week’s event, which will include a talk on Virgin Galactic’s possible collaboration with RAF Lossiemouth.

But the paper was withdrawn at the start of the meeting.

Councillor for Heldon and Laich David Stewart said it was a “shocking decision” and a missed opportunity for the local authority to promote itself.

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