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Ports: Planning Permission

Volume 457: debated on Thursday 8 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 8 February 2007, Official Report, columns 1065-66W, on ports: planning permission, which of the projects (a) have received and (b) are expected to receive a subsidy from public funds. (124498)

Of the ports for which the Department has approved Harbour Works Orders since 1998, (a) Liverpool city council has received European regional development funding (ERDF) of £7.85 million towards construction of the new city centre cruise terminal; and (b) East Port Great Yarmouth has been granted (but not yet received) a composite package of public funding totalling £18.75 million towards construction of an outer harbour.