Thames Gateway Bridge: Costs

(asked on 16th June 2020) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the projected costs for the Thames Gateway Bridge were; and what recent estimate he has made of the cost of the new Thames Tunnel.


Answered by
Rachel Maclean Portrait
Rachel Maclean
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office)
This question was answered on 24th June 2020

As you may be aware, transport in London is devolved. Proposals for river crossings or tunnels in London are the responsibility of the Mayor.

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