Tolls on the two Severn crossings are to be axed on 17 December, a fortnight earlier than initially planned. The announcement was made by Secretary of State for Wales Alun Cairns at the Conservative Party Conference yesterday (2 October). He said the move would be worth up to £100m a year to the Welsh economy and help strengthen the concept of a ‘Western Powerhouse’ between major cities in Wales and South-West England such as Cardiff, Newport and Bristol. The FTA […]
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