Tourism boss slams Osborne

CHANCELLOR George Osborne has come under fire for ignoring the importance of Scotland’s tourism industry,

Mike Cantlay, chairman of Scottish Government tourism agency VisitScotland, told MSPs the Scottish Parliament’s economy and tourism committee he had heard Mr Osborne speak at the CBI Scotland dinner last week.

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“The Chancellor talked in depth about the Scottish economy – but he didn’t mention tourism, our biggest industry.”