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Watchdog welcomes discussion over sea services

Tue, 04 Aug 2015


TravelWatch has welcomed government's pledge to consult with the public over the long term future of ferry services - saying there is a clear opportunity for improvements to be made.

Three options have been put on the table - replace the current User Agreement in 2026, end the deal early and go out to tender, or ask the Steam Packet to propose a new deal.

Chairman Brendan O'Friel says there is a clear problem with what's in place at present and believes the Steam Packet, and the Island, could benefit from the third option:

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