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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-08949: Donald Cameron (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 24 April 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many (a) sea-going and (b) land-based staff on the Gourock - Dunoon ferry service are (i) directly and (ii) indirectly employed by Argyll Ferries, also broken down by what information it has regarding what percentage live in Cowal.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 9 May 2017

There are 28 employees of Argyll Ferries Ltd who work on the Gourock - Dunoon ferry service. All are sea-going members of staff who are recruited on the basis of their skills and experience, not their place of residence.