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Transport Minister To Hear Plight Of Portland Helicopter

Whiskey Bravo Coastguard helicopter Portland

9:18am 5th November 2012

The plight of Portland's Coastguard Helicopter will take centre stage at Westminster today.

South Dorset MP Richard Drax has been summoned before the Commons Transport Select Committee.

He'll give evidence into the enquiry over its closure and will try to persuade Ministers to save it.

The Coastguard Helicopter is earmarked for closure in 2017 as part of reform plans.

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