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A Dorset MP has written to the Transport Minister saying he will continue to fight to save the Portland Search and Rescue helicopter. Under a government review of coastguard operations, the service would be axed by 2017. Richard Drax says the Portland base offers good value for money.
The battle to save Portland Search & Rescue helicopter is gathering momentum. The Dorset MP Richard Drax is urging the Government to think again over plans to axe the Coastguard service.