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SEVERN BRIDGES TOLL PRICE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 368: tabled on 03 December 2009

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 17 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House is deeply concerned at the impact that the toll on crossing the Severn Bridges has on the economies on both sides of the estuary; notes that the annual increase in the tolls on crossings over the Severn Bridges in line with inflation is usually announced in December of the preceding year; is further deeply concerned at the impact this further price rise on the Severn Bridge toll crossings would have for the accessibility of businesses, commuters and visitors across the estuary; further notes that permission was not granted to increase the Humber Bridge toll during the summer of 2009; and calls on the Secretary of State for Transport to use his powers under the Severn Bridges Act 1992 not to implement the annual inflationary increase in the toll for crossings over the Severn Bridges.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.