January 8, 2002
Question written on 08/01/2002
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions whom he has met to discuss the implementation of the Mayor of London’s proposed congestion charging scheme; and what was discussed at these meetings.
Answered by David Jamieson
Ministers meet a variety of people to discuss a variety of issues including congestion charging. Any congestion charging scheme in London is a matter for the Mayor. The Government’s involvement is with respect to exemptions policy and value for money in the use of the net proceeds.