The purpose of this paper is to review the evolution of Scottish policy for the provision of ferry services 1999-2009, a period broadly coinciding with the life of the re-established Scottish parliament. We shall argue that, despite clear and consistent warnings by this author and others, the government failed to put in place measures and safeguards that were regarded as standard practice for such an industry providing essential services.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary|
|Publication status||Published - Feb 2009|
- Fraser of Allander Institute
- economic commentary
- Scottish ferry policy
- Scottish transport