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Readers' letters: Getting to bottom of CalMac ferry saga

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14.05.2022

The transport minister omitted that the emails (when published later) showed John Swinney Deputy First Minister had also given approval.

It does seem strange that emails confirming a £97m contract could only be found “buried in someone’s electronic files” and “by chance”.

We all know the contract was awarded to Ferguson Marine. Audit Scotland, opposition parties, and the public have sought the reason why the contract had been awarded. SNP are still refusing to disclose why they went against all the expert opinion.

I’m sure one of those involved, Derek Mackay, John Swinney, Keith Brown, etc, must recall the reason why such a controversial contract was awarded against all the expert advice?

Why won’t SNP let us hear from the individuals involved?

Alastair Murray, Edinburgh.

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