8 March 2017
Commenting on today’s Budget announcement in Westminster, British Ports Association Chief Executive Richard Ballantyne welcomed further information on the “National Productivity Investment Fund”, which details transport funding for regional schemes such as pinch-points and roads projects.
Commenting he said:
“Ports are vital gateways to the economy as well as providing important regional hubs for employment.
Regional transport investment is an important economic enabler and we welcome further details of the National Productivity Investment Fund.
Investment in roads and known connectivity issues such as for pinch points is much needed to provided better connectivity for the UK ports, freight and tourism sectors.”