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Ferries: Isle of Wight

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 165421, tabled on 9 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make an assessment of the potential effect that the Solent Freeport will have on existing (a) road, (b) rail and (c) ports infrastructure.

Answered on

12 March 2021

I would like to congratulate the Solent Freeport on its successful bid. My Department recognises that appropriate links will be vital to ensure the success of the UK’s newly established Freeports. My Department will consider the implications of the Freeport business cases for our transport networks and future infrastructure investment decisions.

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