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Scotland’s Ferries: Share Your Views

A Scottish Parliament committee is consulting and wishes to hear your views on the construction and procurement of ferry vessels in Scotland.

The remit of the inquiry by the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee is to:

‘identify and address current and future challenges and opportunities in the procurement of new vessels to support Scotland’s ferries network.’

Rhubdach Ferry (Loch Dunvegan)

Rhubodach Ferry named (Loch Dunvegan) to Colintraive

‘As part of the inquiry, the Committee will consider the updated timetable and costs associated with the completion of two new hybrid ferries to serve the Clyde and Hebrides ferries network, set out in the Ferguson Marine Programme Review Board report, which was published by the Scottish Government on 18 December 2019.The Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work made a statement on Ferguson Marine in the Chamber on 18 December 2019.’

The closing date to submit your views is the 7th of February 2020.

Click on this link to access the RECC information: RECC Ferries inquiry Call for Evidence

Responses should be sent, wherever possible, electronically and in MS Word format to: RECC.ferries.inquiry@parliament.scot

Hard copy responses may be sent to: Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee,  T3.60, Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP

 

Varagen ferry

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