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Ferries: Scotland

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 242222, tabled on 8 April 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what his Department's policy is on securing ferry space for exports of (a) Scottish seafood and (b) other perishable or time-sensitive goods in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Answered on

15 April 2019

The Government-secured freight capacity is intended to support the supply of Category 1 goods which are currently reliant on the Short Straits. A list of types of goods in this category has been published at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/critical-goods-for-government-secured-freight-capacity.