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Severn Bridges

Volume 181: debated on Tuesday 27 November 1990

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Mr. Secretary Parkinson, supported by Mr. Secretary Waddington, Mr. Secretary Wakeham, Mr. Secretary Patten, Mr. John Selwyn Gummer, Mr. Norman Lamont, Mr. Secretary Hunt, Mr. Secretary Lilley and Mr. Roger Freeman, presented a Bill to provide for the construction of a new bridge over the Severn Estuary between England and Wales and roads leading to the new bridge and associated works; to make provision for the levying of tolls in respect of use of the existing Severn bridge and the new bridge; to make other provision for and in connection with the operation of the bridges; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time tomorrow and to be printed. [Bill 16.]