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  • Time to bite the bullet and improve access to Glasgow AirportTHE “Bain Principle” is one of Labour’s biggest weaknesses in Scotland. The SNP has wisely avoided simply rejecting things that others have thought of first. There are ineffective transport systems and effective ones, expensive ones and cheap ones. I would assert it is difficult to find an example of “cheap and effective” – hence the problem for vote-hungry politicians of all hues.

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