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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-17324: Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 18 June 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what engagement it has undertaken with (a) management at Total and (b) the Unite union regarding the prospect of industrial action over pay and working hours on the Alwyn, Elgin and Dunbar offshore platforms.

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse 26 June 2018

The Scottish Government are aware of the situation on the Alwyn, Elgin and Dunbar offshore platforms. There has been, to date no ministerial discussions with management at total regarding it's negotiations with Unite. We would encourage continued dialogue between all parties to reach a prompt resolution to this dispute.