Employment details regarding Ferguson Marine Shipyard: FOI release

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

Information requested

1. How many workers (which should include employees, contractors, subcontractors) based at the Ferguson Marine Shipyard in Inverclyde are there in total?

2. How many of those workers are foreign nationals who domiciled outside:

  • ScotlandÍž and
  • The United Kingdom?

3. How many foreign national workers have been brought into work specifically on the two ferries, namely the MV Glen Sannox and Hull 802?


1. In total there are 640 workers- this includes core, agency, sub-contractors, cleaners, security staff.

2. There are 6 foreign nationals who domiciled outside Scotland and the United Kingdom.

3. For vessels 801 and 802, labour has been supplied by the contractor GMES. They were awarded a package of work with 59 currently on site.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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