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Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN HL3295, tabled on 21 October 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government which locations have been selected for a freeport.

Answered on

2 November 2021

At Budget, in March 2021, the Chancellor announced 8 successful prospective Freeports locations in England, as selected following the fair and open assessment process outlined in the Bidding Prospectus. Locations selected to progress to the next stages of designation are: East Midlands Airport, Felixstowe & Harwich (known as Freeport East), Humber, Liverpool City Region, Plymouth & South Devon, Solent, Teesside and Thames.