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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-07463: Liam Kerr (North East Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 23 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government which individuals are undertaking the review into ferry tendering as announced by the Minister for Transport and the Islands on 2 February 2017, and what experience they have in (a) the ferry industry and (b) competitive tendering processes.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 2 March 2017

I will oversee the review which will be conducted by officials with the relevant expertise from across Transport Scotland and Scottish Government. In my statement to Parliament I made clear that I am fully committed to keeping everyone informed about the purpose and progress of the review, including ferry users, local authorities, local communities, ferry operators, trade unions and members of Parliament.