Forth Replacement Crossing


The Auditor General for Scotland found that the £1.34bn infrastructure scheme – which cost at least £110m less than expected - was managed effectively.
Her report praises Transport Scotland's budgeting, governance, quality assurance and risk management - as well as the competitive tendering which helped deliver the project under budget.


Forth Replacement Crossing



Oral evidence session - 27 September 2018

The Committee took evidence from the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland.

The Committee agreed to write to Transport Scotland and the Scottish Government.

Please read the Official Report from the 27 September 2018

Papers for the meeting on 27 September 2018 (150KB pdf)

Minutes of meeting on 27 September 2018 (48KB pdf)


Meeting correspondence and follow-up

Letter from Convener to Transport Scotland 18 October 2018 (138KB pdf)

Letter from Convener to Scottish Government 18 October 2018 (140KB pdf)

Letter from Director-General Organisational Development and Operations to Convener (125KB pdf)

Letter from Transport Scotland to Convener 15 November (207KB pdf)


The Committee agreed at its meeting on 29 Novemenber 2018 to close its scrutiny of the Auditor General for Scotland's report entitled "Forth Replacement Crossing". 

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