Channel Ferries: Freight

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 23 January 2019.

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

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant the Answer of 16 January 2019 to Question 206828 on Channel Ferries: freight, whether essential (a) food supplies and (b) medicines will be prioritised through those ports by the Government in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal; and on what basis ferry ports will be prioritised.

Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling The Secretary of State for Transport

The additional ferry capacity Government has secured utilises the ports of Plymouth, Poole, Portsmouth, Ramsgate, Felixstowe and Immingham.

This Government-secured ferry capacity will be used for the import of critical goods, primarily medicines and medical supplies.

There is no proposal to prioritise between ferry ports.

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