Date lodged: 31 October 2016
To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-01092 by Humza Yousaf on 21 July 2016, what stage it has breached with the preparatory work and whether it will publish regular updates on the progress of this.
Answered by: Humza Yousaf 14 November 2016
Officials are currently determining the steps required to ensure a public sector body can bid for future Scottish rail franchises. The Scottish Government will not be providing a running commentary on the progress of this work but will provide updates where appropriate.