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Ports: Disability

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 106809, tabled on 18 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to Part One of the National Disability Strategy published 28 July 2021 and the £1 million made available to improve the accessibility of lifeline seaports on the Isle of Wight and the Isles of Scilly, how many ports have applied for funding; and what proportion of the £1 million has been allocated to date.

Answered on

25 January 2022

The funding was available for both port and ferry operators serving the Isles of Wight and Scilly. All bids received have been assessed and offers have been made to all successful applicants. Full details of the awards will be published in due course.