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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 9:30 am on 8th May 2014.

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Photo of Patrick McLoughlin Patrick McLoughlin The Secretary of State for Transport 9:30 am, 8th May 2014

I have not yet had time to read the report as it was published only this morning. The way in which coastal shipping works and links with the rail network is very important, and we need to develop it even further. I had a very interesting meeting yesterday with one operator who is drawing directly from ports into Drax power station.