Angela Eagle: Tory promises on cutting tunnel tolls was 'cynical stunt'
George Osborne’s promise to cut tunnels tolls could never have happened according to an answer given by a government minister in Parliament today.
Wallasey MP Angela Eagle asked if the Conservatives would look into directly intervening in the tunnel review, following on from the former Chancellor of the Exchequer’s remarks in the run up to the 2015 General Election.
But Andrew Jones, the Secretary of state for Transport, replied: “Under the Mersey Tunnels Act 2004, the power to set tolls for the Mersey Tunnels is vested in the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, who own and operate... read more
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