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The only evidence I have about the matter …

Comment posted Oban Bay Marine presentation to Holyrood Cross Party Group by Gerry Fisher.

The only evidence I have about the matter is the opposition from some of the Council paid staff who went out of their way to oppose the proposal when it was part of the Chord ideas. Their bent words against it (“Councillors shouldnt vote for tenders for the project because they would be surcharged if it didnt go ahead”) made me think that some people were opposed to it for their own personal interests rather than its advantages or disadvantages for the town.
They led some to oppose the idea bacause they thought that the business case had not been made, when without a tender figure there could be no business case.

Gerry Fisher also commented

  • I dont recall any of the Councillors speaking against the proposal at the meeting – tho’ the editor of FA was there and may have a note. It was the staff man who was challenged by Skye McIntosh.
  • W.S.:

    Could you tell us all who are the Councillors who are actively opposing the proposal? Then we might see whether “nearly all the people you know” will agree with them on May 3rd?

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