UK government must explore the option of a fixed link to the Isle of Wight.

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

1,474 Signatures


Status: Closed
Created: 30 Oct 2018, 12:21 p.m.
Daily signature rate : 8
Closed: 6 May 2019, 11:59 p.m.

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.


Top 10 Constituency Signatories to the Petition

Constituency Signatures % of Total Signatures MP Party-Constituency
1,101 74.695% Bob Seely Conservative
Isle of Wight
11 0.746% Caroline Dinenage Conservative
Gosport
9 0.611% Penny Mordaunt Conservative
Portsmouth North
9 0.611% Suella Braverman Conservative
Fareham
8 0.543% Mr Stephen Morgan Labour
Portsmouth South
6 0.407% Steve Brine Conservative
Winchester
6 0.407% Gillian Keegan Conservative
Chichester
5 0.339% Royston Smith Conservative
Southampton, Itchen
5 0.339% Karin Smyth Labour
Bristol South
5 0.339% Mims Davies Conservative
Mid Sussex
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1,272 signatures - 86.0% of total

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