Green Industrial Jobs

Part of Scotland – in the House of Commons on 9th December 2020.

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Photo of David Duguid David Duguid Government Whip, Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland

The situation at BiFab is a culmination of a number of issues, the main one being the unwillingness of the parent company and majority shareholder, JV Driver, to provide working capital, investment or guarantees for the company. We are determined to secure a new future for the yards in Fife and the Western Isles, and we will explore options for the future of these sites and, through the new working group, work with the Scottish Government to strengthen the renewables and clean energy supply chain.