§ Mr. Roy Hughes
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the total amount of revenue collected through tolls; what is the cost of collection; and if he will publish a table showing the amount collected in respect of each bridge or other toll facility.
§ Mr. McElhone
The accounts for the Forth and Tay bridges do not show collection costs separately from maintenance. For 1976–77, the last financial year for which figures are available, the available information requested in respect of tolled crossings is:
Erskine Bridge Forth Bridge Tay Bridge Revenue Costs of Collection Revenue Revenue £ £ £ £ 471,743 300,078 1,587,248 695,513