MPs take further evidence for inquiry into the Coastguard

19 May 2011

The Transport Committee is taking oral evidence in Stornoway on Thursday 19 May, as part of their inquiry into the Coastguard, emergency towing vessels and the Maritime Incident Response Group.

The session is open to the public, although capacity at the venue will be limited.


Thursday 19 May 2011, The Caladh Inn, Stornoway

At 11.00 am

  • Stornway Branch, Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS)
  • Shetland Islands Branch, Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS)

At 11.45 am

  • The Highland Council
  • Oil and Gas UK
  • Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council)
  • Shetland Islands Council

Timings are approximate and the session may start slightly earlier or later than advertised.

The session follows an evidence session in Falmouth on Wednesday 18 May 2011 where the Committee heard from:

  • Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service
  • Cornwall Council
  • Capt. Mark Sansom, Falmouth Harbour Commissioner
  • Truro and Penryn Harbour Forum
  • National Coastwatch Institution
  • Royal Yachting Association
  • UK Harbour Masters Association 

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