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Shipping Operators (Subsidies)

Volume 24: debated on Monday 17 May 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give the total Government subsidy paid to ferry and shipping operators in each of the last three years in Scotland, together with his Department's expected expenditure in the current financial year; and if he will list the sums paid to each recipient company in each of those years.

The information requested is set out in the following table:

£ million
Total support of which5·17·49·110·6
Caledonian MacBrayne3·75·15·86·12
Orkney Islands Shipping Company0·80·70·91·05
P & O Ferries0·61·51·92·4
Bulk Shipping companies of which0·10·531·05
£ thousand
H. Carmichael510
R. Cunningham1136
Wm Dennison2565
Glenlight Shipping Ltd.103201280
Hay & Co. Ltd.8134205
Northern Shipping & Trading & Co 520
Shetland Line12148217
The figures for 1979–80 to 1981–82 are of actual expenditure.The figures for the main groups of operators in 1982–83 are as announced on 12 February 1982. There is also a provisional allowance within the bulk shipping total for Gardner Shipping (Scotland) Limited, a draft Undertaking for which was laid before the House on 26 April 1982.