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Selby Toll Bridge

Volume 466: debated on Monday 27 June 1949

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100.

asked the Minister of Transport what progress has been made in the negotiations for the purchase of the toll rights of Selby Bridge; and whether he is now in a position to say when work will commence on the temporary bridge to be used during the construction of the new toll-free bridge at Selby.

The negotiations with the bridge owners are progressing, but are not yet completed. The preparation of the contract details for the temporary bridge is well advanced, but I cannot yet say when construction will begin.