Immigration Controls: Dover Port

(asked on 19th January 2021) - View Source

Question to the Cabinet Office:

To ask Her Majesty's Government why they did not approve the application by the Port of Dover for funding to double the capacity for passport checks by the government of France at that port.

Answered by
Lord True Portrait
Lord True
Shadow Leader of the House of Lords
This question was answered on 2nd February 2021

Allocations from the Port Infrastructure Fund (PIF) have been published at (

The criteria for awarding grants were set out in the PIF Prospectus. The scope of the PIF concentrated on infrastructure necessary to support GB-EU trade and the Border Operating Model, rather than the movement of people.

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