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River Thames: Bridges

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 211064, tabled on 20 October 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with the Mayor of London on proposals for new East London river crossings and the effect of such crossings on the Dartford to Thurrock crossing.

Answered on

23 October 2014

It is for the Mayor and Transport for London to decide which schemes in London to develop and promote.

The Secretary of State for Transport has regular meetings with the Mayor of London at which various matters are discussed. Other Ministers regularly discuss London issues with Ministerial colleagues and others, including senior officials from Transport for London. Possible new Thames river crossings in East London have not been raised at recent meetings.