David MacBrayne Limited, Marchwood Military Port contract – and consequences


[Updated at foot 1 June 2015] Back on the 3rd March 2015, it was announced by the Ministry of Defence [MoD] that Solent Gateway Ltd was the preferred bidder Continue reading

Transport Minister betters Scottish team in latest hand-off on poor Dave Stewart

In a continuingly foolish act of masochism, Highlands and Islands MSP, Dave Stewart has put another underinformed Continue reading

Regional Air Connectivity Fund goes to £20 million

Back on 27th June last year, 2013, Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, delivered his ‘Investing in Britain’s Future’ speech Continue reading

Never let bureaucrats near anything that requires imagination: voting opens for naming Argyll’s new hybrid ferry

Voting on the shortlist to name the world’s second sea going hybrid ferry opens Continue reading

Food for thought for Scotland’s ferries: Serco admits serious falsification of health service contract data

The RMT Union is still in negotiation over terms of employment and pensions with Serco, Continue reading

Streamline challenge on Northern Ferries tender underlines paralysis of MacBrayne group

It’s a very short time since the revelation that the Scottish Government Continue reading