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Severn Bridge

Volume 893: debated on Tuesday 17 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many persons are employed in administering and maintaining the Severn Bridge; and what are the annual costs of administration and maintenance, respectively.

55 people are employed full time on administering and maintaining the Severn Bridge. The average annual cost of administration and maintenance over the past four financial years has been respectively £110,046 and £118,380.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the revenue obtained from the toll on the Severn Bridge in 1974, 1973, and 1972

I regret that this information is not readily available in respect of calendar years. However, the revenue obtained from the bridge toll over the last four financial years is as follows:

£
1971–72991,991
1972–731,173,915
1973–741,225,667
1974–751,131,882