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Severe winters in Scotland see Nationwide Gritting Services Ltd take the Scottish Government to court

Nationwide Gritting Services Ltd v The Scottish Ministers [2014] CSOH 151

Scotland experienced severe winters in 2009/10 and 2010/11, and as a result the roads required extensive gritting. The Scottish government bought de-icing salt for that purpose. They bought the salt direct from several sources. They did not, however, buy any salt from the pursuer, Nationwide Gritting Services Ltd (“NGS”), a supplier of salt. NGS alleged […]