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Somerset’s workplace charge has ‘hidden agenda’, says union

Deniz Huseyin
22 June 2016
The new parking permit is designed to manage demand for workplace parking at County Hall in Taunton and encourage travel by other modes, says Somerset County Council
The new parking permit is designed to manage demand for workplace parking at County Hall in Taunton and encourage travel by other modes, says Somerset County Council

 

Plans by Somerset County Council to charge staff for parking permits could be a way of driving some workers out of their jobs, argues the union Unite.

From September there will be a £250 annual charge for staff parking at the County Hall campus in Taunton. In a report on its workplace parking plans, the council states: “Due to the additional financial cost some employees may consider looking for employment outside of Somerset County Council. Additional financial cost may have a...

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