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Scottish Parliament 'debacle' blamed for low poll turnout

The record low turnout in last week's elections in Scotland was due to the 'debacle over the new Parliament building', according to the Scottish Liberal Democrats. Donald Gorrie MSP said the 'drip drip drip' of adverse publicity over the cost hikes of Enric Miralles and RMJM's Parliament building - from an original estimate of £10 million to the latest of £400 million - has led voters to question the value of devolution.

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