Conservative (2) ["Let's get a slice of what is already committed up to Scotland!"]
"Our colleagues at Westminster are spending £1bn on CCS. That's more than any government anywhere in the world is giving to a single plant, and we want that to be invested here in Scotland, at Longannet."
Labour (2) [ "Not sure about this CCS. No more coal until you prove it can be done".]
"We will not consent to new, non-replacement fossil-fired power stations unless they can demonstrate effective carbon capture and storage technology from the outset."Lib Dem: [No room for additional use of coal (I think!)]
"Support the development of carbon capture and storage technology for existing power stations and as a potential avenue for export. We do not see the need for a new coal fired power station at Hunterston."
SNP (3) ["We'll keep the door open just a tiny bit for new coal]
"Any new coal-fired station would need to demonstrate Carbon Capture and Storage on at least 300MW of its capacity from day one and retro-fitting for those stations by 2025, with 100% CCS expected from new builds by 2020."
Greens (2) ["Unproven technology, this CCS. Beware of it becoming a Trojan horse for coal!"]
"Carbon Capture and Storage technology remains unproven and, while research continues into its viability, the possibility of success must not be an excuse for new unabated coal generation."