But he insisted: 'New tolls for old roads - forget it.' Almost simultaneously Ken Livingstone, prospective Labour candidate for London mayor, promised to introduce road tolls in central London within 15 months if he was successful in winning the summer 2000 mayoral elections. The money would be spent on the London Underground. Meanwhile the Government has revealed that 27 local authorities have expressed interest in their provisional Local Transport Plans in introducing road user or workplace parking charges. Their names are expected to be announced next month.
No go for tolls on old roads
02/12/1999 in NEWS