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Tolls: Greater Manchester

Volume 458: debated on Monday 26 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether his Department has selected Manchester as a location for a road user pricing pilot. (129094)

No decisions have been taken on areas to take forward local road pricing.

Greater Manchester is one of 10 areas to be awarded pump-priming funding to support the development of Transport Innovation Fund packages that address local congestion problems by combining demand management, including road pricing, with better public transport.

It is for the local authority to decide whether to propose such a scheme.