Forth Road Bridge Contracts

A Bridge Too Far for Motherwell!

News date: 
2nd May 2012

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01dhs17 To the west of Edinburgh, construction of the new £1.5bn Forth road bridge will use steel from Poland, Spain and China. A local steel plant near Motherwell lost out as part of a consortium bidding for the work. It says the contract could have secured hundreds of local jobs. Officials insist that they have to follow EU rules which state that any company across the single market can bid for public contracts.

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