HL Deb 19 June 2002 vol 636 c90WA
Viscount Astor

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they consider toll roads suitable for new roads or existing roads, or both. [HL4519]

The Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Lord Macdonald of Tradeston)

The Government have no plans to apply user charges to new or existing roads, except as already in operation or as already announced by the Government, including the road user charging scheme for lorries announced by the Chancellor in his recent Budget.