Cost of trip to Rum by Lorna Slater MSP: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

You asked regarding Lorna Slater's trip to visit the residents of the Isle of Rum on Friday (May 12), we understand she used a Western Isles Cruises boat to travel to the island from Mallaig, instead of the CalMac service, I'd like to know what the total cost was to hire the vessel for the journey to and from the island.


The cost to hire the vessel to and from the Isle of Rum was quoted as £1200. The cost information may be held in full by NatureScot who arranged the charter, you may wish to contact them at to help you further.

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