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Ports

Department for Exiting the European Union written question – answered on 15th May 2018.

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Photo of Andy McDonald Andy McDonald Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, which of the UK’s ports (a) he and (b) other Ministers in of his Department have visited since July 2016.

Photo of Suella Braverman Suella Braverman The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

Ministers from across Government have carried out extensive engagement on EU exit - with businesses and industry bodies from all sectors of the economy and in all parts of the UK, including representatives from UK ports.

Details of DExEU Ministerial visits to UK ports since July 2016 are as follows:

  • October 2016, Lord Bridges, Port of Tilbury

  • November 2016, Lord Bridges, Port of Felixstowe

  • December 2016, David Jones, Port of Southampton

  • December 2016, David Jones, Port of Liverpool

  • July 2017, Robin Walker, Poole Harbour

  • September 2017, Robin Walker, Belfast Harbour

  • January 2018, David Davis and Suella Braverman, Teesport

  • March 2018, Suella Braverman, Port of Southampton

  • May 2018, Suella Braverman, Port of Dover

Details of Ministerial meetings are published in the Department's Quarterly Transparency Returns, which are made publicly available on GOV.UK. The next set of Transparency Returns will be released in June.

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