Severn Bridge: Tolls

Transport written question – answered on 5th February 2008.

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Photo of Mark Harper Mark Harper Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 29 November 2007, Official Report, column 605W, on Severn Bridge: tolls, what defined amount is required to be raised by the Severn Bridge toll; and how much has been collected in tolls to date.

Photo of Rosie Winterton Rosie Winterton Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (Yorkshire and the Humber), Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The defined amount, known as the Required Cumulative Real Revenue, is £995,830,000. On the same basis (July 1989 prices), the Accumulative Real Revenue of tolls collected up until 1 July 2007 is £587,000,000.

The final 2007 toll revenue figure is not yet available.

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