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Meeting of the Parliament 20 March 2019 [Draft] : 20 March 2019 View PDF version
The Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands (Paul Wheelhouse)

This debate is very important, and I recognise that it has been largely consensual. There has been consensus across the chamber on the support for bus services an...

Meeting of the Parliament 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019 View PDF version
Paul Wheelhouse

I certainly can. I recognise that the issue is an important one, which was raised at a summit that was chaired by Dr Allan in Uist last November, and I am gratefu...

Meeting of the Parliament 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019 View PDF version
Paul Wheelhouse

The introduction of the road equivalent tariff has brought significant and continuing benefits to Islay. As the member has indicated, there is increasing demand o...

Meeting of the Parliament 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019 View PDF version
The Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands (Paul Wheelhouse)

The Scottish Government remains committed to improving ferry capacity on the Clyde and Hebrides ferry services network and on the northern isles ferry services network to support the economi...

Meeting of the Parliament 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019 View PDF version
Paul Wheelhouse

I absolutely accept the concerns that Mr Crawford raised and—for what it is worth—I apologise to Mr Crawford for the delay in the production of the report. As I e...

Meeting of the Parliament 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019 View PDF version
Paul Wheelhouse

First, I absolutely recognise the strong community interest in the issue. I know that Mr Lockhart and Mr Crawford have raised the issue in the course of their wor...

Meeting of the Parliament 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019 View PDF version
The Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands (Paul Wheelhouse)

Transport Scotland commissioned its operating company to undertake a feasibility study and to outline the design for potential improvements at the location. That has taken longer than antici...

Meeting of the Parliament 28 February 2019 [Draft] : 28 February 2019 View PDF version
Paul Wheelhouse

Ms Grant raises a fair point. I met ferry officials this morning to have further discussions about the allocation of the £10.5 million. We hope to report to Orkne...

Meeting of the Parliament 28 February 2019 [Draft] : 28 February 2019 View PDF version
Paul Wheelhouse

Hopefully, Mr McArthur was listening to my answer when I said that we have not walked away and have specifically committed to the principle of fair funding. It wa...

Meeting of the Parliament 28 February 2019 [Draft] : 28 February 2019 View PDF version
The Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands (Paul Wheelhouse)

The Scottish Government understands the significant financial challenges that can fall on individual local authorities and remains committed to the principle of fair funding for the provisio...

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