Removal of MV Lord of The Isle ferry from Lochboisdale route correspondence: FOI release

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

Information requested

  • Provide any emails or submissions / briefings given to the Minister for Transport relating to the decision to remove the MV Lord of The Isle ferry from the Lochboisdale route during June 2023.
  • I would like all emails and briefings sent to the minister either in advance of the decision being announced last week or subsequently once the Transport Scotland or the minister became aware.
  • Please also provide any communications between the Transport Scotland and the minister for transport’s office and relating to the removal of the MV Lord of the Isles from this route during June 2023.


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