As a company wholly owned by the Scottish Ministers, Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (“CMAL”) is a public authority under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. From 1 January 2005, any information held by CMAL is accessible by the public on written request, subject to certain limited exemptions. Classes of information routinely made available by CMAL are listed in the CMAL Publication Scheme. Full details of our publication scheme can be downloaded here (PDF, 0.04MB). The scheme requires that the public can access information about:

  • Services provided
  • Cost of those services
  • Standard attained by those services
  • Facts which form the basis of decisions taken
  • Importance to the public
  • Publication of reasons for decisions made

As part of CMAL’s ongoing commitment to openness and transparency, the publication scheme will be periodically reviewed. Your comments are welcome and will help revise and update our scheme.

Freedom of Information Policy (PDF, 61kb)

How to make a request

Requests for information not listed in the Publication Scheme must be made in writing, detailing the information sought and giving an address for the response. Email or faxed communication is also acceptable:

Email: FOI@cmassets.co.uk
Fax: 01475 745109
Post: Corporate Freedom of Information Officer
Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd
Municipal Buildings
Fore Street
Port Glasgow
PA14 5EQ

Please mark any requests for information “FOR THE ATTENTION OF THE CORPORATE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION OFFICER”.

Requests will be dealt with as quickly as possible and within the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002’s statutory timescales. If a fee is payable, applicants will be notified of this in advance as payment will be required before a response is provided.

Salary details

CMAL is committed to promoting openness and transparency. In line with government practice, we publish salary details of the senior management team.

Salary Range Name Position
£90,000 – £94,999 Tom Docherty Chief Executive