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Road Pricing

Volume 456: debated on Monday 29 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the expected cost implications are of road pricing schemes for vehicle technology for individual motorists. (112257)

No decisions have been taken as to what technologies may be suitable to support road pricing. The Secretary of State announced last May a demonstration project to test the systems and technology for time-distance-place charging. This project will include analysis of the implications of different approaches. The road pricing feasibility study found that road pricing could be introduced at no net cost to the motorist.