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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-16298: David Stewart (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 30 April 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to improve the accuracy of the data that is kept to record (a) car and (b) commercial vehicle usage on the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Service.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 10 May 2018

CalMac, as operator of the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Service is responsible for the accuracy and collection of this data. Carrying statistics are available on the CalMac website by following the link:

https://www.calmac.co.uk/corporate/carrying-statistics

Transport Scotland also publishes the Scottish Transport Statistics, the most recent version, 36, 2017 edition, can be found on the Transport Scotland website by following the link. Table 9:12 of the Scottish Transport Statistics provides passenger and vehicle carryings:

https://www.transport.gov.scot/publication/scottish-transport-statistics-no-36-2017-edition/chapter-9-water-transport/