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'Commercial sensitivities' restrict Wellbeing Economy Secretary from disclosing any further details

Other potential bidders have come forward which could purchase Glasgow Prestwick Airport after an expression of interest was received last year, MSPs have been told.

Wellbeing Economy Secretary Neil Gray said that “commercial sensitivities” meant he could not disclose any details to Holyrood.

Recalling that MSPs had been told in December of “an expression of interest” in the Ayrshire site, Gray added that “other parties have also approached Glasgow Prestwick with potential interest”.

That comes despite the airport, which was bought by the Scottish Government in 2013 for just £1, not currently being “actively marketed for sale”.

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