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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-21829: Tavish Scott (Shetland Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 26 February 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of scheduled departures were (a) delayed and (b) cancelled in each of the last three years on (i) Western Isles and (ii) Northern Isles ferry service routes.

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse 7 March 2019

Information on recent and historic passenger carryings for CalMac Ferries Ltd. and Serco NorthLink Ferries is published in the Scottish Government’s Scottish Transport Statistics publication. Table 9.17 on page 169 contains the requested information.

This information can be found following the following link:

https://www.transport.gov.scot/media/44025/scottish-transport-statistics-no-37-2018-edition.pdf

In addition, CalMac Ferries Ltd and Serco NorthLink Ferries publish passenger carryings on their respective websites and is available by following the links:

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

https://www.northlinkferries.co.uk/information/publications/statistics/