Who Pays For The High Road North?

The two iconic bridges of the Forth Estuary are about to see a new neighbour: a 21st-century road bridge deemed vital to Scotland's economy.

But there is disagreement between Holyrood and Westminster as to who should pay, and neither side will budge.

Douglas Fraser explores how Scotland's biggest ever infrastructure project has come to encapsulate the difficult relationship between the two parliaments.

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Douglas Fraser on how Scotland's biggest ever infrastructure project, a new Forth Estuary road bridge, encapsulates the difficult relationship between Holyrood and Westminster.

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Douglas Fraser on how Scotland's biggest ever infrastructure project, a new Forth Estuary road bridge, encapsulates the difficult relationship between Holyrood and Westminster.

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The two iconic bridges of the Forth Estuary are about to see a new neighbour: a 21st-century road bridge deemed vital to Scotland's economy.

But there is disagreement between Holyrood and Westminster as to who should pay, and neither side will budge.

Douglas Fraser explores how Scotland's biggest ever infrastructure project has come to encapsulate the difficult relationship between the two parliaments.

*20100129

The two iconic bridges of the Forth Estuary are about to see a new neighbour: a 21st-century road bridge deemed vital to Scotland's economy.

But there is disagreement between Holyrood and Westminster as to who should pay, and neither side will budge.

Douglas Fraser explores how Scotland's biggest ever infrastructure project has come to encapsulate the difficult relationship between the two parliaments.