HC Deb 30 January 2002 vol 379 c308W
17. Rev. Martin Smyth

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what progress has been made in improving transport facilities for St. Helena. [29140]

Clare Short

A "Comparative Study of Air and Sea Access" was published last July. A copy of the report was placed in the House of Commons Library. It identified various options, which have since been under consideration by the St. Helena Government. As part of that process, the views of the islanders are being sought on the possibility of developing air access in future as an alternative to replacing St. Helena's dedicated passenger and supply ship.

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