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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-11445: John Finnie (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 21 September 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the impact that the Ferry Procurement Review could have on the (a) delivery and (b) cost of new vessels for the Clyde and Hebrides network.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 29 September 2017

The policy review is concerned with the future approach to the procurement of ferry service operators. The delivery and cost of new vessels for the Clyde and Hebrides will continue to be considered as part of the Vessel Replacement and Deployment Plan (VRDP). Below is the link to the latest published VRDP:

https://www.transport.gov.scot/media/10333/vessel-replacement-deployment-plan-21-december-2016-final.pdf