The growth of tourism in the far north will pave the way for a bright future in the region’s economy after the demise of the Dounreay nuclear power plant, according to a UK Government minister. Lord Ian Duncan, the under-Secretary of State for Scotland, claimed the north of Scotland was fast becoming a beacon to the world in being a leader in tourism, decommissioning technology and heritage. He pledged his support to promote the far north during a whistle-stop tour of Caithness and Sutherland this week. Lord Duncan said he was impressed with the growing popularity of the North Coast 500 tourist route, particularly in promoting the history and archaeology of the massive area it covers.
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