Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) has published it’s draft Gaelic Language Plan for 2010-2015 and is now looking for feedback from the public.
Following the Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005, the plan sets out how CMAL will use Gaelic in the operation of its functions, how staff will enable the use of Gaelic when communicating with the public and key partners, and how the company overall will promote and develop Gaelic, contributing to Scotland’s diverse culture.
The draft plan and details of the consultation process are now available to view below and those who wish to respond, can do so by filling out an on-line feedback form here.
CMAL are seeking as many responses as possible in order to produce a final plan which reflects the aspirations of the communities served by CMAL.
Chairman of CMAL, Grenville Johnston, commented: ”We appreciate the support that Bòrd na Gàidhlig has been given us to implement our plan and we look forward to enhancing our services for Gaelic users and to raise the profile of Gaelic as a recognised language.”
Notes to Editors
- CMAL’s draft Gaelic Language Plan 2010-2015 is available to view on their website www.cmassets.co.uk
- An online feedback form is also available to submit responses to the plan on the CMAL website
- The consultation period will close at 12 noon on 29th November 2009.
- CMAL own property at piers and harbours at more than 24 locations throughout Scotland and are embarking on a programme of investment and improvements which will create better facilities
- In addition to its pier and harbour facilities CMAL owns 31 ferries which are leased to CalMac Ferries Ltd and Cowal Ferries Ltd
- CMAL is a publicly owned company with Scottish Ministers as the sole shareholder
For further information please contact CMAL on 01475-749920 or email email@example.com