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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 18th January 2018.

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Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling The Secretary of State for Transport 12:00 am, 18th January 2018

I absolutely understand the importance for the future of our maritime sector—of shipping goods by sea. Indeed, I recently had the pleasure of visiting Montrose port to see the important work that it does for the east of Scotland. I can assure the hon. Gentleman that the maritime sector, while often not the highest-profile sector in these questions, is enormously important to this country.