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Department for Transport written question – answered at on 24 June 2020.

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Photo of David Jones David Jones Conservative, Clwyd West

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the number of UK seafarers stranded overseas and awaiting repatriation.

Photo of Kelly Tolhurst Kelly Tolhurst Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

It is estimated that there are approximately 2-2,500 UK seafarers who either are coming to the end of their contract or will already have had it extended.

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