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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-17672: Colin Smyth (South Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 12 July 2018

To ask the Scottish Government whether it has requested details of Pentland Ferries’ annual fares revenue from the Gills Bay to St Margaret’s Hope route in each of the last five years for which there are records.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 1 August 2018

In developing the proposed mechanism to deliver reduced passenger and car fares on ferry services to Orkney and Shetland, there have been a number of discussions between Scottish Ministers, Transport Scotland officials and Pentland Ferries. This included requesting details of past fares revenue on a commercially confidential basis.