With the future of the coastguard under review under I have been very concerned to ensure that Dover's coastguard remains full service and 24 hour.
This is in order to ensure we keep the English channel properly checked and safe as well as to protect local jobs.
It was a pleasure to visit the coastguard facility recently and to talk through the work they do with Frank O'Neil (pictured)
It looks like the future of the Dover coastguard will be secured, although I remain vigilant.
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