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Roads: Tolls

Volume 506: debated on Wednesday 3 March 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on a national satellite-based road pricing scheme. (319661)

Department for Transport Ministers last had discussions with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on a national satellite-based road pricing scheme in the context of the Budget 2008 announcement of an invitation to the private sector to run a number of projects based on charging by time of day, distance travelled and route chosen.