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Ferries: Isle of Wight

Question for Treasury

UIN 165422, tabled on 9 March 2021

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of the Solent Freeport on employment levels at operators of lifeline ferry services to the Isle of Wight.

Answered on

12 March 2021

The government is pleased to have announced the locations of 8 new English Freeports at Budget, including Solent. These new Freeports will create jobs in deprived communities across the country.

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