§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the total revenue obtained from tolls paid on the Severn Bridge for the most recent year for which the figure is available; and what was the cost of collecting these tolls and the other costs of servicing the bridge, during that year.
§ Mr. Marks
In 1974–75 tolls amounted to £1,208,599, costs of toll collection were £153,691 and operating expenses and debt charges amounted to £1,657,536. Full details are published annually in the accounts laid before Parliament under the Severn Bridge Tolls Act 1965.