Hell hath no Ferry II: Shipyard owner ‘steals’ from Scottish taxpayers?

Let me get this right.

The Scottish Government gave £128 million to Ferguson Marine, wholly owned by Jim McColl, and his company spent it on something but they didn’t keep a record?

So, the buck stops where? McColl? Would the bosses have done such a thing without approval from the owner?

Does that headline need a wee tweak?

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5 thoughts on “Hell hath no Ferry II: Shipyard owner ‘steals’ from Scottish taxpayers?

  1. I fully expect BBC Misreporting Scotland to doorstep Mr McColl with their Disclosures Team seeking answers to the ”missing money ”.
    This will be a ”Haud me back” moment in Holyrood as the opposition parties ,who are so concerned with the misuse of public money on ‘Ferries ” , will be demanding that Mr McColl is recalled to answer questions on this matter .

    Maybe not !

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  2. I think this is the last day of the Heralds “Black Friday” deal where for 1p you can get four months subscription. Does that offer not tell a tale on the Herald as a viable newspaper. Roll up, roll up, get your bargain daily SNP scare story here.

    I am sure there was a ridiculous “ferry tale” a few days ago that was the same as one two months ago, they had just changed the headline.

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  3. Spend £Million to save £Billions in fuel. The money went into the local economy.
    £Billions being spent and wasted on Hinkley Point HS2 etc a total waste of money

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  4. That’s bollocks, are they saying they handed out cash for work that wasn’t tendered for, without contracts, without purchase orders, without delivery tallies or even ultimately without any bank oversight.

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