Danny Alexander welcomes new Inverness rescue base

Danny Alexander, Liberal Democrat MP for Inverness, has welcome news that a new search and rescue base will be opened in the city's airport:

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Search and Rescue deal good news for a vital service, and new base at Inverness Airport will be very welcome locally too

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