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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-20063: ()

Date lodged: 20 November 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many (a) crimes and (b) incidents of antisocial behaviour have been recorded on each CalMac ferry in each year since 2009-10, also broken down by (i) route served and (ii) issue.

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse 6 December 2018

CalMac Ferries Ltd. do not maintain a record of crimes committed. However, since 2017 their Health, Safety, Environment, & Quality System r ecords reported incidents of violence, aggression and disorderly behaviour. The information recorded by CalMac since 2017 is shown in the following table:

Vessel &
Route

Total 2017

Total 2018

Total 2017-2018

2017 Intoxicated (disorderly)

2017 Aggressive

2018 Intoxicated (disorderly)

2018 Aggressive behaviour

2018 Assault

Argyle
(Wemyss Bay Rothesay)

 

1

2

3

-

-

2

-

1(passenger assaults crew)

Bute (Wemyss
Bay Rothesay)

 

1

-

1

1

-

-

-

-

Caledonian Isles (Ardrossan Brodick)

 

2

-

2

1

1

-

-

-

Finlaggan (Kennacraig Islay)

 

1

-

1

-

1

-

-

-

Hebrides (Uig Lochmaddy
/Tarbert)

 

-

1

1

-

-

-

1

-

Loch
Ranza (Tayinloan Gigha)

 

5

-

5

-

5

-

-

-

Loch Seaforth (Ullapool Stornoway)

 

-

1

1

-

-

-

1

 

Hebridean
Isles

-

1

1

-

-

-

-

-