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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 9:30 am on 8th May 2014.

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Photo of Patrick McLoughlin Patrick McLoughlin The Secretary of State for Transport 9:30 am, 8th May 2014

The levy has made a remarkable difference. It sends a positive message to foreign hauliers that if they come to this country they have to make a contribution to the cost of maintaining the road network. I am very pleased that we have been able to do this. It has been warmly welcomed by the freight industry in this country.