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Festival Of Britain (Thames Bridge)

Volume 476: debated on Wednesday 28 June 1950

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asked the Lord President of the Council on what Vote is being borne the cost of the bridge across the Thames being built by the Royal Engineers to connect with the Festival of Britain site.

Military personnel and other services are being provided by the Army, and so far as any extra expenditure is incurred the cost is being borne by the War Department. Apart from this the cost of the erection and removal of the bridge will be borne on the Road Fund, which is accounted for by the Ministry of Transport