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Windfarm protesters join US Tycoon Donald Trump at Holyrood.

US tycoon Donald Trump is taking his fight against windfarms to the Scottish Parliament. Mr Trump will give evidence to Holyrood's Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee on Wednesday morning. The American businessman is warning wind farms could "completely end" tourism in Scotland and the country is "committing financial suicide".

While he is giving evidence, anti-turbine protesters from across the Scottish Borders and Dumfries and Galloway are taking part in a march outside. Jack Ponton from the Lauderdale Preservation Group will be joining the march.

The group's produced a photographic montage of what their area could look like if all the planned wind turbine projects get the go ahead.

Lauderdale windfarm photo montage Credit: Dougie Johnston

Mr Ponton says Donald Trump is 'absolutely on the ball' when it comes to the impact wind turbines will have on Scotland's landscape and tourism. He joined the protest and explained to Kathryn Samson why he was there:

Pro Trump demonstrators at Holyrood Credit: ITV Border

Mr Trump is objecting to a planned offshore wind development near the site of his £1 billion Aberdeenshire golf resort. Earlier this year he accused First Minister Alex Salmond of being "hell bent on destroying Scotland's coastline". Mr Salmond says his government remains committed to renewable energy and policy will be set by the Scottish people and parliament, and not by others.

Windturbines Credit: ITV Border

As Mr Trump left Holyrood this morning he was mobbed by photographers and anti wind turbine campaigners

Protesters have come from across Scotland Credit: ITV Border

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