Yeah, I assume thats just a contribution and they'll need to raise investment from the private sector.
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Ok so the benefit is that it was set up quicker. I assume that there may be some more flexibility in the tax arrangements as well.sheldrake wrote: ↑Sat Nov 20, 2021 4:44 pmAs an EU member You cant create new ones without the approval of the EU commission so even if allowed the whole process would’ve taken much longer and probably involved some horse trading. This is state aid.Woodchopper wrote: ↑Sat Nov 20, 2021 4:38 pmHow is this a benefit of Brexit? Freeports have existed in the UK since the 1980s.sheldrake wrote: ↑Sat Nov 20, 2021 4:22 pmA new free port opened in Teeside https://www.gov.uk/government/news/tees ... r-business
We’ll have to see whether the free port actually creates jobs that wouldn’t have existed anyway. The government shut the earlier ones down in 2012 as they weren’t viewed as being successful.
You may find this bit of Hansard interesting https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2 ... /Freeports
That’s more than a bit. Which bit of the bit?sheldrake wrote: ↑Sat Nov 20, 2021 7:11 pmYou may find this bit of Hansard interesting https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2 ... /Freeports
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