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The City of WestminsterThe City of Newcastle upon Tyne1999-04-261999-03-15NE992BNSW1P4DR-1.61461654.967374NE99 2BN-0.12930351.494637SW1P 4DRTSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211, customer.services@tso.co.uk55429488

Notice is hereby given that the Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Authority has represented in writing to the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to section 13(1)(a)(ii) of the Tyne and Wear Act 1976, that under the circumstances now existing the tolls authorised to be charged in respect of traffic passing through or into the Tyne Tunnel should be revised as follows:

Classification of Vehicles Toll for a single journey through or into the Tunnel
Present Proposed
(1) motor cycle (with or without sidecar) or power assisted cycle 20p 20p
(2) mechanically propelled vehicle having a maximum gross weight exceeding 3.5 tonnes 100p 100p
(3) mechanically propelled vehicle other than a vehicle in Classes 1 and 2 above 75p 80p

Copies of the representation may be inspected, free of charge, at the Department of Law and Administration, Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, during normal office hours. Copies of the representation may also be purchased at the same office on payment of a fee of 50p per copy.
Any person may object, not later than 26th April 1999 (being 42 days after the first publication), by giving notice in writing of the grounds of the objection to the Secretary of State for the Environment,Transport and the Regions, care of D. McGlone, Tolls and Private Finance Division, Zone 3/07, Great Minster House, 76 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DR. A copy of the objection should also be sent to the Clerk to the Passenger Transport Authority, Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE99 2BN.
Before making an Order under this section the Secretary of State shall, if required by the applicants or any person who has objected to the representation and has not withdrawn his objection and in any other case if he thinks fit, cause a local inquiry to be held by such person as he may appoint for the purpose. Any person who considers they are entitled to require the holding of an inquiry and who wishes an inquiry to be held is advised to say so when making their objection.
K. G. Lavery, Clerk to the Authority
15th March 1999.