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-I'm not backing down.
-If you're fine everybody knowing
Raymond's a murderer and you're an accessory...
Twice the amount into the same account
and you get the clean report tomorrow morning.
-You've got a brass neck, Eric.
-You've got chromium.
He was trying to get me drunk so I'd do whatever he wanted.
He even pulled down his zip.
It's just a misunderstanding.
What it is, is her word against yours.
Are you saying he didn't do anything or whatever?
It was more like I was joking.
Will, I'm innocent.
Lindsay, come out here, I want to talk to you.
Murray, bit of advice, rap it.
You've got some nerve coming in here.
-I should take your head off!
-I'm not going till I've said my piece!
Think I want to hear anything you've got to say?
-People like you should be strung up!
Here comes your wee pal to back you up!
-Let's calm things down.
-Not content with getting me arrested,
-he's now got the press on me!
That muckraker Millar had someone taking my photograph!
And you think I got them on to you?
Why would I invite more trouble for Kirsty than you've caused her?
That's not my doing. She's lying because you told her to.
You are one seriously-twisted individual, you know that?
-Murray, you're no' making sense.
-No? Work it out. This is a set-up!
I'm in the way,
so he gets that stupid little girl to fabricate this, to shut me up!
Whoa! You hit him, the police will be taking YOU away.
It's no' worth it, back off, please, please.
And you. Go. Now.
Get back to work.
Listen... I want you to stay at home today.
It's nothing you've done wrong.
I think the papers might have got a hold of things.
Might be a reporter hanging around.
You are joking. Really?
It's OK. They can't come anywhere near you.
But...it's going to be in the papers?
Great(!) I may as well be dead.
No! Don't you dare say that. You have done nothing wrong.
That pervert can spin things how he likes. The fact is,
none of this is down to you.
-Why, what's he said?
-What he says doesn't matter.
He came out with some crap about me getting you to lie.
But who are people going to believe? Him or me?
I wish I'd never said anything.
No. You did the right thing.
Doesn't feel like that.
Listen, I'll sort it, OK?
I'll make sure no-one comes anywhere near you.
Don't you think you've got enough trouble?
Look, nobody expects you to be happy about this, but...
Ha! To lose my reputation?
To see everything I've built here ripped apart by that thug!
The man's doing a job.
You would say that, being a bloody investor!
You, him, McAllister - you're all the same,
all you're interested in is your dirty little profit.
Mate... don't. I don't want this to come between us.
Well, you should've thought of that before believing that little bitch!
Oh, yeah, you did. I could see it in your eyes.
You believed her story, same as all the rest of them!
And not one of you stopped to ask, "Why now?"
Oh, come off it! Do you really believe the man
would get his child to make up something like that? Murray!
Something in that report stinks. They know I'm on to it
and they reckon I won't be bought as easily as Eileen!
Hang on - "bought"?
How else? One minute, she's all against the development, the next...
Well, let's face it, it's not the first time Eileen's smelt money
and her principles go out the window!
-Now, you take that back.
-Why? Eileen knows there's something wrong.
Where are you getting all this, Murray?
I think you're losing it.
If you're bothered, talk to the guy that wrote this.
Yeah! Like he'd talk to me.
Well, maybe he'll speak to me.
I'll prove to you, once and for all, that all this is kosher.
And I'll speak to Eileen, as well.
Raymond, do what you want.
I told him I wouldn't have much here.
Tell him I'll get the rest soon.
Just keep away from this place, is that understood?
It's fine. I'm fine.
You're not. You're stupid.
And you just can't see it.
When will you listen?
What will it take?
Eileen, I need help with your father.
Look, I wouldn't ask if I didn't have to.
What is it?
Oh! I see she sent for the cavalry!
Dad, what's the problem?
I took my pills and then she goes and brings a second lot.
I tell you, that woman doesn't know whether she's coming or going!
She didn't, Dad. I'd have seen her.
Are you saying I don't know what's going on, either?
I mean, if it's you that's saying it...
I've always known not to argue with my darling Gina.
Eileen, he's having a bad day.
Yeah, I know. It's OK.
Listen, since I've got you here,
there's something else I've been meaning to raise...
I just think we'll have to arrange something different
over the summer for wee Stuart. Now, I know I said I'd have him...
But with Dad the way he is, so unpredictable,
it's proving to be a bit of a stretch.
I was thinking maybe a summer nursery...
Yeah, it's OK. I'll see if Raymond can have him a bit more.
Oh, well, Stuart will like that.
-All done, dear?
Of course I will. You only need to ask.
It won't be many days. I can re-jig work and...
Hey, I love having Stuart.
-Actually, I was meaning to ask you...
I was wondering if, as a favour, you could talk to him.
Maybe let him know that things aren't as bad as he thinks.
We both know he didn't do it, eh?
Do we? I mean, for certain?
Oh, come on...
Either way, an accusation has been made
and the council can't just sit on its hands.
But we owe him more than to just shut him out.
We have to let him know there's light at the end of the tunnel.
He's going off his head over there.
I would, if I could, but there are procedures.
I can't get involved.
Maybe if you spoke to folk off the record and told Murray that,
once this is all wrapped up, he'll be looked after.
But I don't know he will.
Raymond, if you haven't noticed, there's cuts going on.
And Murray's made enemies.
Even if he's cleared, there might not be a job for him to come back to.
But you could still put in a word.
-For all the good it'll do.
This isn't my fight and it's not your fight.
Murray'll just have to muddle through, as best he can.
Oh, right, great. Thanks for nothing.
-If the press got hold of this, it hasn't come from us.
Somebody like Millar has contacts.
But I'll have a word. Remind him
-that Kirsty's identity isn't even to be hinted at.
-You do that.
And tell Crozier it wasn't me that talked to them.
-Is that what he thinks?
-How screwed up is that, eh?
My daughter is damaged enough without that.
-He even tried to say that I got her to lie.
What kind of sick mind would say something like that?
-I don't know.
-Then why don't you lock him up?
Kirsty told you what he did.
Mr Lindsay, I understand how hard this is for you,
but an investigation like this takes time.
I'll have a word with Mr Crozier
but, in the meantime, best thing you can do is be there for Kirsty.
Look, it's probably not my place to say,
but, by all accounts, she's been through a lot since she got here.
Maybe you should try talking to her yourself.
No, you're right,
it's not your place.
Is that all now, then?
There's your change.
There's your change.
So, am I seeing you later?
Aye, if you want.
The wee man left this.
Well, I think he was glad for you to keep it.
He really likes you.
Double espresso. To go.
Why don't we go away this weekend, drive up the coast or something?
Oh, what's wrong?
Any other time, aye, but it's just, you know,
Cal knows the weekend is when me and him do something together.
He's invited, too, if you don't mind me hanging on.
Of course not.
And you know what?
I think Cal would really love that, too.
Right, I'd better get back to the salon. I've got a client.
See you later.
Wee trip to the seaside, eh? Wi' the wee fella.
What is it you want to know, Mr Henderson?
The nub of it is, see, when you did your report,
did you find anything you weren't expecting?
See, I've this pal...and he's kinda worried there's something not right.
And he's an expert?
Yet you listen to him on a project that's costing you a fair sum?
Mr Henderson, I do know what I'm talking about.
That site satisfies every restriction
placed on it by the Environmental Protection Act,
which is the benchmark requirement, as I'm sure you know.
Sorry I bothered you.
Actually, there is just one other thing...
What about anything that's NOT in the report?
I'm a landlord.
The closest I ever get to this kind of thing is the blurb
you get from an estate agent.
Now, you get used to not so much looking for what's there,
as for what isn't.
You think I'd leave something out?
Compromise my professional integrity?
Course not, no.
Let me show you out.
Frank Clayton's office, please.
Who was that?
It was work.
I may have to go out later.
Did you fall down the stairs again, Eric?
-Who was he?
-I don't know. He didn't say.
I didn't wait for him to. Just told him to go.
-You gave him nothing?
-Doesn't mean he doesn't have enough already!
How? It was a clean report.
Unless someone else is giving him some stuff.
You said there was some councillor...
-She's been taken care of.
-Let me worry about that.
-You pay her off?
Either way it's money well spent, right?
Compared to what you've got coming.
What's your point?
This is only Shieldinch. What about the others?
Shiny new developments.
How much would you pay to stop the truth about them coming out?
And who's going to do that? You?
Think about it. What a scandal, eh?
Families stuck in homes they can never sell.
Mortgages no' worth the paper they're written on.
You with land that'll cost more to clean than you'll ever get for it.
Especially when I show the papers this.
I kept some back. For insurance.
You think you can blackmail me again?
Are you really sure this is somewhere you want to go, Eric?
I want paying. 500K.
-Then I go.
-Abroad. Who cares? We've had a good run.
So, you think you can just demand and I'll roll over?
I don't even know that anyone actually paid you a visit.
Maybe you made it up, to add a little gas to your threats.
You know it's not just me involved.
There are others I wouldn't get on the wrong side of.
-You want to be very careful.
-I want what I'm due.
No! You're spineless.
-I'm no' bluffing.
-That's exactly what you're doing.
You're a gambler, Eric, this is second nature to you.
What, did you think I didn't know?
You need us to pay for your pricey wee hobby.
Where else would you get the money, if it wasn't from me?
See, you're right about one thing -
this is way more than one wee project in Shieldinch.
My associates and I have a lot more riding on this.
-I'm warning you...
-You don't warn me!
It's the little people that get crushed, like you. No' me.
Just think about it.
Get out of my car.
Hey, listen, I'm glad I caught you. Hope I'm not interrupting anything.
No, I'm just finishing up, I'm due at the office. What is it you want?
To apologise. For this morning.
I'd no right to say what I said.
No, you shouldn't.
I'm worried about Murray, that's all.
I get that, but none of this is my fault.
I know, you're right.
We need to realise there's only so much we can do.
He has to sort this out for himself.
All we can do is try and make sure he doesn't make it any worse.
How do you mean?
Och, well, he's lashing out, isn't he? At anyone he can.
I found him this morning, nose to nose with that Alan Lindsay guy.
And now Murray is making accusations of his own.
-What did he say?
-What didn't he say?
Has he accused me of something?
I mean, I know he's angry with me...
Not just you.
He's got it into his head that this charge is an attempt to shut him up.
So, what's he saying about me?
He thinks you've been bought off.
I know, that's what I told him, but he won't listen.
So, I thought that if I could prove that the ground report was fine,
maybe he'd snap out of it.
Well, I went to see the guy who did the tests.
You did what?
Yeah, just to put it to bed, once and for all. I'm glad I did
-cos now I know that Murray's got it all wrong.
-But why you?
Why not me?
Raymond, if Murray wants to dream up these mad stories, then let him.
-This has got nothing to do with you.
-It was just two guys talking.
Maybe. But when you take him seriously, you just encourage him.
I told you before,
best thing you can do is just forget the whole thing.
You need to leave it alone.
-So, have you been through them?
-Aye. All the figures look good, boss.
But I knew you wanted to sign them off before the order went through.
Is it strange?
Being back in your old home?
Wasn't much of a home.
Not towards the end.
So, how are your kids? Are they liking it here?
These things take time, you know?
Especially with everything that's going on.
You got any?
Nah, just nieces and nephews, you know.
Take my advice, keep it that way.
Can I say something here?
I don't know what happened,
but I've known Murray a long time and I've never thought
that about him, but if it did happen, all I can say is, I'm sorry.
No lassie deserves that.
So, how is she doing? She toughing it out?
Seems to be on the surface. She's a tough nut.
But it's what's going on in her mind, you know?
Even if she did open up to me, what would I say?
She thinks she's an adult.
Been there, I get that.
My big brother died and his eldest, Nicole...
well, she was put through a lot.
Half the time, she'd pretend that she can cope...
-but you just know she needs you there.
-So, what did you do?
I don't know, really.
Probably got more wrong than I got right.
I just let her know that I was there for her.
You know? Try to keep things as settled as I could,
-so she'd nothing else to deal with.
-How did that work out for you?
She's doing OK. I'm proud of her.
Can I come in?
-Either of them here?
-Listen, about last week...
-Look, I've had all that from them.
Don't need it from you as well, man.
It was wrong. I don't want Kirsty drinking.
But that's over with.
I don't hold things against people.
So, if we understand each other... well, Kirsty's at home.
She could use some company.
You were with her. After it happened.
-How come she let him get so close?
Kirsty's no' daft, she knows what to look out for.
She said he made her feel like she had to stay.
Cos no-one else had come to the meeting.
Any physical symptoms? Stomachache,
a headache you can't shift?
How about sleep?
A few hours, then I'm awake again.
Going over the same things?
Murray, what you're going through is totally understandable.
The community centre's been a huge part of your life.
There has to be a grieving process.
You do see that?
That's it, I don't.
..but what's there to grieve?
Why say that?
Think about it - what've I ever actually achieved there?
What've I ever done that's worth mourning?
You built a place for the community to meet.
Somewhere where good things are celebrated.
The community are only too happy to lose.
I don't think you're being entirely fair on yourself.
How many people turned up at the farewell party?
Thought I could at least rely on you.
..they made us an offer.
A new health centre, as part of the development.
I don't believe it.
I'm sorry, but I had to put my patients first.
And that's all that matters to them? Not everything else they're losing?
I thought I could rely on you to stick to your guns.
Murray, it is what it is.
We can argue about this some other time.
What's important now is your well-being.
I can give you drugs...
..but you being here, recognising there's a problem,
means you've already taken the first steps towards help.
So long as you're acknowledging that there's a problem.
Your accusation, for instance,
how are you coping with that?
I can't believe it's happening. I thought it'd be over by now.
The police have to investigate all allegations.
I'm not talking about them.
When they first made the allegation...
..I thought, nobody will buy this.
People know me.
I'm part of a community that can trust...
Murray, this'll pass. You know that. They'll drop the charge.
They'll find you not guilty.
And what difference will that make?
There'll still be a stain.
I will have lost the most important thing.
My good name.
Lose that and it's gone for ever.
Like I said.
Your dad's been asking questions.
What did you tell him?
Only that Murray's a perv.
It's OK, he bought it. Why wouldn't he?
You all right?
Dunno. My dad says there's some creep from the papers going round.
I didn't see no-one. But there's going to be, ain't there?
-Well, when you go to court and that.
The telly, they're going to be all over it.
Don't worry. They won't blame you.
You only have to look at him to see what he's like.
Raymond? Thanks for agreeing to meet me.
I was surprised you called. I thought after this morning...
-I was out of order...
-Look, Raymond, I only have so much time.
First, though, I need you to promise that what I tell you
you're to tell no-one that it came from me.
When you asked was there anything not in the report,
you were nearer the truth than you knew.
-It's a false report.
In what way?
You have to understand, I had no say in the matter.
I was told what to write.
There were things that I was to ignore.
So, what was missed out, exactly?
There's a possibility...
..the soil may be toxic.
Did I hear right?
This was taken from beneath the site.
There's something called chromium-6.
At certain levels, it's benign.
But, at others, it's potentially injurious.
-To public health.
I don't get this.
You're telling me someone knowingly told you to leave out
a health warning?
And you went along with it? What happened to professional integrity?
-I was blackmailed.
I can't say. I'm not proud.
I didn't realise it at first.
All I thought was the report was a means to hurry things along.
These people are hiding something that could do folk harm?
Who's behind it?
I don't want to name names.
That has to come from others.
You told anyone else?
Why don't you go to the police with this?
I told you, I'm being blackmailed.
That's why this has to come from you.
No, look, sorry, mate. I get that you're scared, but I'm not your man.
I'm an investor. What do you expect me to do?
You need someone with a bit of clout,
that knows what they're doing. Like an MSP or a police officer.
I can't go to anyone else.
Not without risking more than I already am.
I need you to ask questions.
Let the people behind this know they could be found out.
If they don't feel under pressure, they're no' going to listen.
Anyway, I've said what I came to.
If you choose to ignore it, it's up to you.
I'm sorry to spring it on you.
If I'm honest, I'm surprised.
Can I ask why?
I'm just thinking that maybe your development
isn't the sort of thing I want to be investing in right now.
You were interested enough before.
Well, you know as well as I do,
there's still some people unhappy about it.
A few. But I think we've made a strong case, Raymond.
Doesn't matter. Even if it is just a few...
..because they're my neighbours.
My friends for half my life.
It wouldn't feel right getting rich on the back of them losing out.
Well, I mean, we all have to carry on living here afterwards, right?
I see where you're coming from.
The last thing I want is an unhappy investor. I'll have a word.
Your money should be back in your account this time tomorrow.
It's a pity, though.
Making money and making life better for the community,
even if a few people don't see it that way -
not something most people could turn their back on.
It's a bit early for me, but don't let that stop you.
You want to tell me what this is all about? You seem to have a problem?
I think we may have a troublemaker in our midst.
All I know is, one of my people says someone pitched up
on their doorstep asking questions.
Might be Eileen's got someone doing her digging for her.
So? Is it her?
I'm curious, then.
What is it you have on her that makes you so certain?
It's no' her.
I hope your faith's justified.
There's a lot more than this project riding on it. Some powerful people.
-You think I don't know that?
-If Eileen starts talking out of turn,
there'll be more than me asking why we failed to shut her up.
Maybe it's no' me they need to ask.
This leak - if there is one - isn't coming from my end.
So, you're either not looking close enough at your people
or you've a fair idea who it is, in which case I'm wondering
why have you not closed them down yourself?
Unless you're not able.
Come on, Lenny.
You want that drink now?
-What do you want?
'I think you're going to want to hear this.'
Just take a wee seat. I'll be with you in a minute.
What do you want?
Who says I want anything?
You wouldn't be here if you didn't.
I was wondering, our wee discussion, still fresh in your mind?
Of course it is.
I have to get back to work.
Yeah. People's representative, the work's never done, eh?
How's the wee fella? What's his name again?
-Stuart, that's it.
Cos I was thinking, you know, if you had said something...
but if you did...
..you'd be going to prison, right?
And maybe you'd think to yourself, "Nice open prison.
"Keep my head down, do my time."
What're you trying to say?
All I'm saying is, it wouldn't just be you going through it, would it?
How would you handle visiting time?
Your Da, Liz...
He's a wee cutie.
How would you cope with him growing up without you?
Do you want a drink?
Depends what you've got to tell me.
My news desk said you had something on the Lowtherhill development.
It's only fair that I warn you,
my editor considers that story as good as dead.
Great, so I'm wasting my time?
No, not if you've got anything substantial.
It's about the ground report.
I read it. That's two hours of my life I'll never get back.
What about it?
This is about what ISN'T in it.
It was a cover-up.
Let me ask you something, what do you know about chromium-6?
What do YOU know?
I know it's not good news.
Are you saying they found traces which went unreported?
So, what is it?
I'm no boffin. All I do know is how it affects Glasgow.
Chromium-6 is a by-product of heavy industry.
Ordinarily, you'd only find it in places where that's gone on.
The mistake was to use it as backfill.
Left alone, it's fine.
It's only when something causes it to react, it becomes a problem.
What sort of problem?
who's your source?
I can't say.
He gave instructions that his name wasn't to be used.
He's being blackmailed.
Meaning he's in some way complicit?
OK. But he gave you paperwork, yeah?
Something to make what you're telling me stand up?
He gave me this.
I think he was hoping that the paper would commission its own report.
Find out for yourself.
That wouldn't come cheap.
I know. It might not even come to that,
and I realise that without proof, there's only so much you can write.
But if the paper started asking awkward questions,
who knows what might come out?
We'd still prefer something more to hook it on.
Of course, if you were to give us an interview -
concerned local businessman, that sort of thing...
No, no, I'm just the messenger boy.
So, what you're asking me to write is a story,
potentially slandering powerful local figures,
based on a bit of soil?
How do you mean, "powerful local figures"?
Well, if there's corruption here, I'd be amazed if it's a one-off.
My guess is the people behind this will be influential players,
the whole urban regeneration under the microscope.
So, what're you saying?
I'm saying, yeah, I can cause a few ripples.
Maybe get some kind of angle printed.
I'll even push for a new report.
But if you really want to stop this, I need everything you can get me.
I thought that was meant to be YOUR job
or do you just go after easy targets, like Murray Crozier?
No, I'm not picky.
But you're the one that brought me the story,
you're the one alleging criminal acts.
Hey, back off pal, I'm just the little guy here.
Not from where I'm sitting.
You think I wanted any of this?
I'm just the poor mug that got this dumped on him.
Now, I'm stuck with it.
I can't not do anything.
But at the same time, I'm...
Well, the ball's in your court.
And maybe my editor will tell me he's not happy going with it.
But then, what will that mean?
The development will go ahead,
and you'll know it's because you did nothing.
I'll see what I can write.
In the meantime, talk to your man.
That way, we're both in the clear.
Mr Turnbull, it's Raymond Henderson here.
I did as you asked. I spoke to a journalist.
But before they can run with it, they're going to need more proof.
So, if you can get back to me I'd be very grateful.
'Message erased. End of messages.'
I got a call.
Was about to leave you a message.
Don't, Eric. I'm not a fool.
A few weeks. Till I've sorted some money for them.
You had your phone switched off. I've been trying to call you.
I know, I've seen it. I thought it was better I come here.
-Why? What's happened?
-There's something you need to know.
-I don't rightly know how to put this. It's the ground report.
Murray was right. Whole thing's a cover-up.
You're a lucky man.
I don't like being blackmailed.
Others advised that giving you what you want is a small price to pay.
What about Betty? When does she expect to see you next?
My marriage is my business.
Have you got your passport?
Just make sure you don't come back. Do you hear me?
So, you met with him?
Well, why wouldn't I? Turnbull said it was important.
I'd no idea what he was going to tell me.
And he told you the report was corrupt?
He's being blackmailed, Eileen.
He's just a wee guy, in over his head.
Oh, Raymond, no. Turnbull is part of it.
These people don't take any chances!
Whoa, back up. What exactly are you telling me?
You knew about this?
About the chromium? And did nothing?
No, of course not!
It's just...when the report was delayed, I had my suspicions...
But you let it ride?
What're you telling me, Eileen?
-Murray was right, you've been bought off!
Why else wouldn't you be yelling this from the rooftops, even if it was just suspicions?
-It's not as clear cut.
-Is in my book!
You're meant to be looking out for folk round here, not leaving them to get poisoned!
I didn't know that's what it was.
Putting the community at risk. What about Stuart?
Or were you planning to move away with Vincent?
No, of course not!
That's the difference between you and me.
I'd a lot of money riding on this. I was looking to make a killing.
Easiest thing in the world for me to turn a blind eye.
-But no, I put people first!
Whereas you're happy to take the money,
leaving other folks' kids breathing in poison!
No! I'm not going anywhere! There is no money.
I can't fight it... because if I do, we all suffer.
-Stuart and me and my dad and you...
Because we'll go to prison.
He'll send us to prison.
Not just you, but me, too.
-What're you talking about?
He's part of this. He came to see me.
He knows that you killed Sean Kennedy.
He said I'd go to prison, because I helped you cover it up.
And, Raymond, what will happen to Stuart? He'll go into care!
Another family will bring him up!
Raymond, these people won't think twice about hurting us.
We can't let this get out.
Turnbull wanted me to start causing a stir.
Ask awkward questions.
I spoke to a journalist.
He's got the story.
I didn't know what I was doing.
I didn't know.
Our paper's report has established serious chromium pollution
on the site of your proposed development.
Why does it take a reporter to force the issue, instead of our councillor?
I don't care what you say. This proves there's a cover-up.
Do you know where Councillor Donachie lives?
You come clean, the police get brought in, we all go down.
We are fighting for survival here.
If this sticks to us, we're both finished.
-We've only got one option now.