2. To ask the Scottish Government, further to the finance secretary’s letter to the Finance and Public Administration Committee on 21 November, whether it will provide an update on the delivery of vessels and piers projects, including the small vessels replacement programme and the port works at Ardrossan and Gourock harbours. (S6T-01658)
I thank the minister for the update. Let me probe a little bit about what “on track” means in the real world. The Scottish Government investment plan update from two years ago made categorical commitments that seven vessels of the small vessel replacement scheme would be serving island communities within the next five years—that is, by 2026. The CMAL chief executive responded by saying...
The funding is promised, but delivery of the vessels is what people are interested in. When will the vessels be sailing around their communities? It sounds as though we are talking about at least 2028, which I am sure will come as a huge disappointment to our island communities. The harbour improvements, which are also much needed, include the Ardrossan and Gourock upgrades. We were told that...
Conservative MSP for West Scotland
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election
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