The Secretary of State for Scotland, Alistair Carmichael, made a statement in the House of Commons on 2 December 2013, on the Glasgow helicopter crash that took place on Friday 29 November 2013. Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland, Margaret Curran, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition
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