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S5W-17147: Neil Findlay (Lothian)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 8 June 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what meetings the Minister for Transport and the Islands has had with Stagecoach in 2018 and what was discussed.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 3 July 2018

The Minister for Transport and the Islands has attended one meeting with Stagecoach in 2018, to date.

On 22 March, the Minister chaired a meeting of the Bus Stakeholder Group, on which the Managing Director, Stagecoach Scotland sits as the current Chair of CPT (Confederation of Passenger Transport). In addition to that meeting, on 8 January, the Minister launched a new fleet of Euro VI emission standard buses at the Stagecoach Kilmarnock Depot.