Channel Tunnel

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 6th July 2015.

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Photo of Corri Wilson Corri Wilson Scottish National Party, Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will estimate of the average daily cost to UK businesses of an unscheduled closure of the Channel Tunnel.

Photo of Anna Soubry Anna Soubry The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Understanding the full cost to business would require a detailed analysis of their supply chains. This information can only be provided at disproportionate cost.

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Brian Pluthero
Posted on 7 Jul 2015 9:22 am (Report this annotation)

What a stupid question that will involve a lot of expense. MP's are supposed to SAVE the country money, not waste it.