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Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 6th November 2019.

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Photo of Stuart McMillan Stuart McMillan Scottish National Party

Okay.

—“the SNP government who have recklessly mismanaged this contract, wasted hundreds of millions of pounds”,

blah, blah, blah.

On 2 October, Mr Greene said:

“They are responsible for the mess the yard is in and they should have let it flourish in the private sector.”

When Mr Greene speaks later in the debate, will he tell the Parliament how, given those two key points—

“recklessly mismanaged this contract” and

“should have let it flourish in the private sector

—the Government could have mismanaged the contract if the yard was in the private sector? [

Interruption

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Hold on. Secondly, if the yard was flourishing in the private sector, how was the contract mismanaged? I will be keen to hear Mr Greene’s comments—[

Interruption

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No—I have only four minutes.