CIVIL servants have been accused of acting "irrationally and unlawfully" in rejecting a bid by a major construction firm for a £350 million road maintenance contract.
CIVIL servants have been accused of acting \"irrationally and unlawfully\" in rejecting a bid by a major construction firm for a £350 million road maintenance contract.
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DAMIEN HENDERSON Transport Correspondent
Transport Scotland, the national transport agency, has been forced to suspend signing two major contracts for the maintenance of 1250 miles of road in the west of Scotland following a court challenge by Amey.
It is not yet clear who will take over the vital road maintenance duties next April 1, though Transport Scotland said it was in the process of finalising "robust contingency plans".
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