21 JUL 2010

Department for Transport's Statement on the Future of the Port of Dover

Today the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport, Mike Penning MP made a Ministerial Statement on the future of the Port of Dover.

I am delighted that the Government has delivered on our election pledge to review the sell off proposed by the previous Government. I intend to put forward the people's port bid so that the people can own our port. I remain opposed to the previous Government's plan for fire sale of our port to the French or whoever.

The full text of the Statement from the Department for Transport is located at this page.

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