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Congestion Charging

February 8, 2002

Question written on 08/02/2002

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions if the Government will consider the likely net revenues of the Mayor of London’s proposed congestion charging scheme against the opportunity cost of the scheme when assessing

Answered by Sally Keeble

It is the Mayor of London’s responsibility to consider the costs and benefits of the proposed congestion charging scheme before deciding whether or not to confirm the scheme order.My right hon. Friend will have regard to the relevant statutory requirements in deciding whether to approve the spending plan.