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Motorways (Tollgates)

Volume 14: debated on Tuesday 8 December 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport if, in the light of progress in the development of automatic electronic checking systems, he will reconsider the installation of tollgates on motorways.

I am interested in any ideas for financing new roads, including tolls. In considering them I will be taking account of the development of automatic systems to simplify toll collection.