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Freeports: Northern Ireland

Question for Treasury

UIN 33863, tabled on 15 July 2021

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to inform port operators in Northern Ireland which locations are to be considered for free port status.

Answered on

20 July 2021

Freeports will be national hubs for international trade, innovation and commerce, regenerating communities across the UK by attracting new businesses, spreading jobs, investment and opportunity to towns and cities throughout the country.

We want to ensure that the whole of the UK can benefit. We continue to work with the Northern Ireland Executive to establish at least one Freeport in Northern Ireland as soon as possible.

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