HL Deb 01 February 1979 vol 398 cc437-9WA

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will list all ports,

Port Project Amount of grant authorised £
Bideford Purchase of crane 11,390
Blyth Provision of transit sheds/warehouses cranes etc 428,700
Transit shed 75,147
Bulk loading plant 30,000
Provision of cranes 110,550
Goole (BTBD) Redevelopment of Hamburg Yard 107,847
Access road, Low End 15,767
Heysham (BRB) Expansion of port facilities 25,500
Hull (BTDB) Fish dock 240,035
Liverpool S7 Berth, Seaforth 391,800
Silo at Seaforth 690,000
New lock gates 255,000
Manchester Ship arrester gear, Wirral 191,134
Transit shed and marshalling area, Ellesmere 105,000
Extension of container terminal, Ellesmere 90,000
Plymouth (BTDB) New entrance road 10,500
Seaham Port improvement 45,000
Sunderland New dock road 49,500
Tees and Hartlepool 2 berths, Tees dock 1,724,333
Forest products development, Hartlepool 886,519
Radar installation 225,300
Tyne Redevelopment of iron ore quay—(phase I) 61,867
—(phase II) 118,200
Car ferry terminal 51,218
RO/RO berth 540,000
Whitby Upper harbour development 107,124
Whitehaven Provision of cranes 143,607
Workington Provision of industrial area 19,500
Capital dredging 63,000
Development of industrial site 51,000
Construction of customs transit shed, surfacing, quays etc. 360,000
Deepening approach channel and turning basis 54,000
TOTAL (England) 7,278,538
harbours and docks which have received grants or loans from the EEC, with the amount of grant or loan, its putpose, and the amount, in each case.

Baroness STEDMAN

The following 26 ports in development areas in Great Britain have received grants from the European Regional Development Fund since it was set up in 1975:

Port Project Amount of grant authorised £
Barry (BTDB) Conveyor system and stacking area 90,000
Cardiff (BTDB) Storage etc. Alexandra dock 123,000
Blackweir feeder 19,500
"B" Shed road 60,000
Holyhead (BRB) Provision of multi-purpose terminal facilities 1,077,000
Swansea (BTDB) New Breakwater Road 17,686
Breakwater Road, phase II 20,400
TOTAL (Wales) 1,407,586
Aberdeen Entrance widening scheme 338,100
RO/RO Ferry Terminal 600,000
Ayr (BTDB) Coal handling facilities and construction of a pit 39,000
Clyde Expansion of cargo handling facilities Greenock Container Terminal 317,700
Improvement to harbour facilities at Ardrossan 147,600
New deep water channels and navigational aids, Clyde estuary 41,400
Expansion of computer services and modernisation of cargo handling facilities 73,500
Provision of deep water Terminal at Hunterston 3,164,100
Recranage of King George V Dock 76,800
Expansion of Greenock Container Terminal 631,200
Provision of access road at Braehead 46,200
Forth Provision of terminal for forest products at Grangemouth 210,000
Modernisation of grain plant at Leith 315,000
Lerwick Purchase and installation of crane 27,000
Construction of new harbour works at Holmsgarth 1,110,000
Montrose Construction of new Commercial Quay 109,500
Stranraer (BRB) Improvement to Stranraer harbour 1,053,000
TOTAL (Scotland) 8,300,100
In addition, the Shetland Islands Council received a loan of £16.9 million from the European Investment Bank, which was used partly to finance the provision of port facilities at Sullom Voe.