Appointment of Northern Lighthouse Board (NLB) Commissioner: FOI release

Information about the appointment of a Northern Lighthouse Board (NLB) Commissioner by Scottish Ministers, specifically:

  • Please disclose the business case or other documents/correspondence/letters/emails relating to the creation and approval of the appointment in line with FOISA.
  • Is there a plan to merge Northern Lighthouse Board, Marine Scotland and Transport Scotland to form the Scottish version of the Department for Transport? Has this option been considered and if so, please disclose the relevant business case and outcome papers.

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Published Date 21 Aug 2017 Subject