To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps are being taken to ensure co-ordination between inquiries by the Department of Transport marine safety directorate and by the Scottish Office into the fatal speed boat accident on Loch Lomond on the weekend of 5 to 6 June.
[holding answer 17 June 1993]: The fatal accident which occurred on Loch Lomond is the subject of an investigation by Strathclyde police, who will make a report to the procurator fiscal in due course. The Marine Safety Directorate, which is also inquiring into the accident, is I understand, co-operating with the police.
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he intends to take in the wake of the fatal speed boat accident on Loch Lomond last weekend.
[holding answer 17 June 1993 ]: The Secretary of State's working party, which has been examining management issues affecting Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, is expected to report next month. I understand that safety is one of the issues with which it will deal. We shall give careful consideration to all the recommendations which the working party will be making, including any relating to safety.
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland to what extent implementation of byelaws on Loch Lomond will require amendment of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982, in connection with the requirement of unanimity of riparian owners; and what legislative steps he intends to take in this respect.