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Board details

Last updated on 8 Jul 2014

The work of the bridge authority is overseen by the Forth Estuary Transport Authority Board (FETA). FETA was created in 2002 when the former Scottish Executive used powers contained in the Transport (Scotland) Act 2001 to replace the old Forth Road Bridge Joint Board.

The FETA Board is made up of ten elected members from four constituent local authorities as follows:

  • City of Edinburgh Council
    represented by 4 members
  • Fife Council
    represented by 4 members
  • Perth & Kinross Council
    represented by 1 member
  • West Lothian Council
    represented by 1 member

The Chair of the Board is exchanged between City of Edinburgh and Fife every two years. At present City of Edinburgh holds the Chair.

At 1 July 2013 the Board's membership was as follows. Click on members' names to view contact details and registers of interests on the relevant local authority website:

City of Edinburgh Council

Fife Council

Perth & Kinross Council

West Lothian Council


  • Chief Executive - Sue Bruce   
  • Chief Engineer & Bridgemaster - Barry Colford 
  • Treasurer (Acting) - Hugh Dunn
  • Solicitor & Monitoring Officer - Alastair Maclean

The Forth Estuary Transport Authority Order 2002 is the legislation that gives the bridge authority its powers, Copies may be purchased from TSO Ltd

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