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Severn tolls 'to stay'

The First Minister has made clear that if the Welsh Government gains control of the Severn Bridges, tolls will not be scrapped, though ministers 'could look to reduce the tolls'.

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1992 archive: Welsh Office minister makes case for tolls

From the ITV Wales/HTV archive: Welsh Office Minister Sir Wyn Roberts MP defends the toll settlement in 1992.

He said that the arrangements were needed to make the Second Severn Crossing viable.

"The Government has done all the thinking that needs to be done" he said.

"Obviously, everyone objects to paying anything. Those who are objecting to paying are really objecting to the Second Severn Crossing"

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