§ Lord Hylton
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether it is true that a ferry service has recently been re-established between Heysham, Lancashire and Northern Ireland:
- (i) If so, whether it sails to Belfast and, if so, how frequently;
- (ii) Whether it has roll-on/roll-off facilities;
- (iii) What is its freight capacity expressed (a) in tons and (b) in numbers of heavy goods vehicles or containers; and
- (iv) What is the name of the operator of this service.
§ Lord Cockfield
I am not aware of any ferry service having recently been established between Heysham and Northern Ireland, although I understand that some interest has been shown in starting such a service.