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Ferries: Isle of Man

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 178531, tabled on 26 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the Liverpool City Region Freeport on the employment conditions of seafarers working on Isle of Man Steam Packet ferry services between Liverpool and the Isle of Man.

Answered on

20 April 2021

Employment conditions for seafarers are subject to international and domestic law and the provision of freeports does not change those obligations.