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Scillies ferry link plan under threat due to Govt cuts

posted Jun 13, 2010, 7:18 PM by Richard Cliffe
From www.thisiscornwall.co.uk 12 Jun 2010 (10.00)


Plans for a new Isles of Scilly ferry link could be sunk after the Government announced sweeping cuts to transport as part of its drive to balance the nation's books.

 

In a move that realised the worst fears of many, Secretary of State Phil Hammond has suspended transport schemes not yet approved pending a major spending review.

 

His office confirmed that this would include the £42 million scheme to upgrade the link between the Scilly Isles and Penzance.


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