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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:11 am on 26th January 2017.

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Photo of Derek Twigg Derek Twigg Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee), Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee), Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee), Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) 11:11 am, 26th January 2017

Further to the point made by my hon. Friend Christian Matheson, can we have an urgent debate to discuss the Government reneging on their promise to provide special help on tolls for small businesses in Halton when the new Mersey gateway bridge is opened? That is the second time they have reneged on something. The decision was announced by the then Chancellor, Mr Osborne, on 23 April 2015. Can we have an urgent debate to find out why the Government are again refusing to honour their commitments?