Highlands Enterprise splurges £000s – yet just 14 people apply for £150,000 job as chief of Wave Energy Scotland (including the successful, internal candidate)/Scottish Energy News

Barely more than a baker’s dozen of (mostly local) people applied for the £150,000 job of chief executive of Wave Energy Scotland, a newly-created quango set up in Inverness under the aegis of another quango – Highlands Enterprise. http://www.scottishenergynews.com/highlands-enterprise-splurges-000s-yet-just-14-people-apply-for-150000-job-as-chief-of-wave-energy-scotland-including-the-successful-internal-candidate/

Tories go to war with the BBC/The Telegraph

David Cameron, infuriated by the corporation’s election coverage, appoints BBC critic John Whittingdale to “sort out the BBC” ahead of the royal charter review next year http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/bbc/11598450/Tories-go-to-war-with-the-BBC.html