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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:10 am on 8th February 2018.

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Photo of Helen Jones Helen Jones Chair, Helen Jones Committee, Chair, Helen Jones Committee 11:10 am, 8th February 2018

Can the Leader of the House find time for a debate on old toll bridges and the traffic chaos they cause? The Warburton toll bridge in my constituency is causing traffic jams on all the surrounding main roads, for the sake of a 12p toll. The Department for Transport seems to hold no data on the impact of these bridges. Is it not time we debated that and abolished these 19th century tolls?