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Minister Stewart Stevenson resigns over snow chaos in Scotland

Scotland's Transport Minister Stewart Stevenson has resigned after the country was brought to a standstill by severe weather.

Snow and ice brought much of central Scotland's road network to a standstill earlier this week.

First Minister Alex Salmond accepted the resignation with "great regret". The BBC's James Shaw reports.

  • 11 Dec 2010
  • From the section UK
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