Following 8 weeks of non-stop Solent travel disruptions. across all three Solent Carries the UK government must explore the options of a Fixed link for the Isle of Wight Fixed Link should be considered. that will allow 24 hour, 365 day, affordable, immediate access
Ferry crossing schedules have been severely reduced over the recent years and fares have increased… becoming more demand driven. This combination provides an unaffordable barrier for those on an average island wage to venture off the island.
The UK government in a previous petition stated that it was not possible and had no intention to regulate the Isle of Wight Ferries.
Many Countries around the World such as Norway have Bridges and Tunnels longer than the Isle of Wight would need.
|Constituency Signatures||% of Total Signatures||MP||Party-Constituency|
|1,101||74.70%||Bob Seely|| Conservative
Isle of Wight
|11||0.75%||Caroline Dinenage|| Conservative
|9||0.61%||Penny Mordaunt|| Conservative
|9||0.61%||Suella Braverman|| Conservative
|8||0.54%||Stephen Morgan|| Labour
|6||0.41%||Steve Brine|| Conservative
|6||0.41%||Gillian Keegan|| Conservative
|5||0.34%||Royston Smith|| Conservative
|5||0.34%||Karin Smyth|| Labour
|5||0.34%||Paul Holmes|| Conservative
1,272 signatures - 86.0% of total