Fury over â€˜lost opportunityâ€™ of space tourism conference
The Press and Journal
A furious councillor yesterday accused Moray Councilâ€™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 weekâ€™s event, which will include a talk on Virgin Galacticâ€™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But the paper was withdrawn at the start of the meeting.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 â€œshocking decisionâ€ and a missed opportunity for the local authority to promote itself.
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