Scottish government to discuss next steps for freeports

The Scottish government says it will hold a meeting with industry stakeholders to discuss the next steps for freeports on Wednesday 30 June. Trade Minister Ivan McKee says that the Chief Secretary or a Scotland Office Minister has been invited to attend the meeting and hear directly from industry. In a letter to Chief Secretary to the Treasury in the Westminster government, Steve Barclay, Ivan McKee outlined concerns from the Scottish ... [+]

Scots government pledges £25m to get freight on to rail

The Scottish government says it has ring-fenced up to £25 million of funding to help strengthen rail freight over the next five years. Announced by Transport Secretary Michael Matheson during a visit to the Freightliner Terminal in Coatbridge on 9 May, the fund is open to rail freight industry partners, including ... [+]

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