§ Mr. Gale
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what estimate his Department has made of the increase in the costs of transporting freight on the cross-Channel ferries that will arise from the abolition of the duty-free trade and consequent increase in ticket prices. 
§ Ms Glenda Jackson
I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 13 May 1998,Official Report, columns 117–18.