UK Border Force: Shipping

(asked on 7th June 2021) - View Source

Question to the Home Office:

What steps she is taking with Cabinet colleagues to ensure that British shipyards can compete in procurement processes for UK Border Force vessels.

Answered by
Chris Philp Portrait
Chris Philp
Minister of State (Home Office)
This question was answered on 7th June 2021

Earlier this year, the Secretary of State for Defence announced a refresh of the National Shipbuilding Strategy. This will outline the Government’s plans for shipbuilding programmes and how it intends to set the conditions for a globally successful, innovative and sustainable national shipbuilding enterprise.

Naturally, the Home Office and specifically Border Force is fully engaged with the strategy refresh as part of its programme to renew our maritime capabilities.

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