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Ports: South West

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 287615, tabled on 5 September 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much additional funding he has allocated to ports in the South West to prepare for the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

Answered on

9 September 2019

On 30 August, the Secretary of State for Transport announced the £10M Port Infrastructure Resilience and Connectivity (PIRC) fund with the intention of supporting Brexit resilience preparations at English ports. Ports in the South West will be eligible to apply for PIRC funding, and any bid will be subject to a competitive assessment process against applications from other ports.