Business leader wades into row over space event
The Press and Journal
The row over Moray Councilâ€™s decision to pull out of an upcoming space tourism conference took another twist last night as a business leader offered to pay for representatives to attend the event.
The local authority had been due to spend Â£440 on sending an officer and a councillor to the Royal Aeronautical Society’s space tourism conference in London which will include a talk on Morayâ€™s potential future as a base for space tourism.
Lossiemouth Business Association chairman Tony Rook branded the decision not to send representatives as â€œa total and utter disgraceâ€ and a wasted opportunity.
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