HL Deb 21 October 1982 vol 435 c313WA
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:

  1. (i) If so, whether it sails to Belfast and, if so, how frequently;
  2. (ii) Whether it has roll-on/roll-off facilities;
  3. (iii) What is its freight capacity expressed (a) in tons and (b) in numbers of heavy goods vehicles or containers; and
  4. (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.