‘The salvation of this district and far beyond’: Aluminium Production and the Politics of Highland Development

@article{Perchard2013TheSO,
  title={‘The salvation of this district and far beyond’: Aluminium Production and the Politics of Highland Development},
  author={Andrew Perchard},
  journal={Northern Scotland},
  year={2013},
  volume={4},
  pages={43-65}
}
Giving evidence before the House of Commons sub-committee considering the Lochaber Water Power Bill of 1921 – the statutory instrument for the establishment of the British Aluminium Company Ltd’s third Highland aluminium smelter and hydro-electric power scheme – the former Provost of Fort William, Colin Young, declared: ‘I am a whole hearted supporter of this scheme for in it I see the salvation of this district and far beyond.’1 British Aluminium’s other developments in the west Highlands… 
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