Severn River Crossing: Tolls

Department for Transport written question – answered on 14th July 2017.

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Photo of Justin Madders Justin Madders Shadow Minister (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the estimated annual cost to the taxpayer is of reducing the Severn Bridge Toll to £3.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The figure of a toll for cars of £3 was included in the Government’s consultation issued earlier in the year. The consultation set out an intention to recoup fully the costs that taxpayers have incurred outside the concession agreement, although this would take longer if the tolls were reduced.

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