HC Deb 02 April 1990 vol 170 c382W
Mr. Wigley

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if his Department will investigate the effectiveness or otherwise of Sweden's road pricing scheme and its implications for future United Kingdom road transport policy.

Mr. Atkins

My Department monitors a wide range of developments in the transport field and as part of its brief will keep developments in road pricing in Scandinavia and elsewhere under review.

Mr. Ieuan Wyn Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport which organisations have submitted correspondence on road pricing schemes since the beginning of the year; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Atkins

A wide range of organisations and individuals have corresponded on the subject of road pricing since the beginning of the year. A number of organisations discussed road pricing and other forms of restraint in their responses to "Traffic in London" and the London assessment studies.