Old Shoreham Toll Bridge

Oral Answers to Questions — Roads – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th May 1954.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Captain Henry Kerby Captain Henry Kerby , Arundel and Shoreham 12:00 am, 12th May 1954

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation why he is unwilling to receive a deputation from several West Sussex local authorities, to be led by the hon. Member for Arundel and Shoreham, who are anxious to lay before him, on behalf of the residents of West Sussex, the necessity of freeing the Old Shoreham Bridge from its present toll imposition.

Photo of Mr Arthur Molson Mr Arthur Molson , High Peak

We are already convinced of the desirability of abolishing these tolls, but we are not willing to postpone urgent road improvements in order to spend money on this. As I have already informed my hon. and gallant Friend, there is really nothing more that could be said to a deputation.