§ 22. Dr. Godman
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he last met both the chairman and the chief executive of Caledonian MacBrayne to discuss passenger ferry services in Scotland.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton: My right hon. and learned Friend has not met the chairman or chief executive of Caledonian MacBrayne since he took the company into his direct ownership on 2 April. However, my noble Friend the Minister of State and I met the
to meet the full board of the company on 25 June. Regular and frequent discussions take place between officials of the Scottish Development Department and Caledonian MacBrayne.