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BPA: Gov’t investing in UK ports should be top priority

September 25, 2020

With EU Exit imminent, the BPA has also called for funding to future-proof the sector. As a member of umbrella group Maritime UK, the BPA’s submission complements MUK’s submission, which calls for a £1bn maritime decarbonisation programme.

Whilst the ‘comprehensive spending review’ may be on ice for another year, according to reports, the BPA delivered its submission to the Treasury on Thursday noting that reforms putting ports at the heart of regional economies “should not be delayed”.

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