- 2 Nov 2018
Date received: 18 October 2018
Date responded: 26 October 2018
We can advise that all Scottish Government subsidies for ferry services supported by Transport Scotland are paid under Section 70 of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2001, and are in the public domain with the exception of the current financial year. Details can be found on the Transport Scotland website.
Transport Scotland also publishes expenditure over £25,000 on a monthly basis on their website and these monthly reports outline the grant payments made to Serco NorthLink Ferries for provision of the lifeline ferry service. Details can be found at the following link;
Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to provide you with information if it is already reasonably accessible to you.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House