Mersey Gateway Bridge: Tolls

Department for Transport written question – answered on 7th September 2018.

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Photo of Maria Eagle Maria Eagle Labour, Garston and Halewood

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what (a) communications and (b) meetings Ministers and officials of his Department have had with (i) Halton Borough Council, (ii) Mersey Gateway since the ruling of the Traffic Penalty Tribunal on the legal enforceability of the Mersey Gateway Bridge tolls; and if he will make a statement.

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

Ministers have had no communications or meetings with Halton Borough Council or the Mersey Gateway Crossings Board, since the ruling of the Traffic Penalty Tribunal on the legal enforceability of the Mersey Gateway Bridge tolls. Halton Borough Council have been in contact with Department officials regarding their response to the ruling. The Department has no plans to intervene in this issue.

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