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Sunday Times warns Scots against workplace parking levy proposals

Despite conceding that the Nottingham WPL scheme has had congestion reduction benefits, columnist Gillian Bowditch was unequivocal in her criticism of plans to allow WPLs north of the border. Rik Thomas reports

07 June 2019
Sunday Times columnist Gillian Bowditch accepted that the workplace parking levy introduced in Nottingham in 2012 may have done some good, but was strongly critical of plans to allow Scottish councils to implement WPLs
Sunday Times columnist Gillian Bowditch accepted that the workplace parking levy introduced in Nottingham in 2012 may have done some good, but was strongly critical of plans to allow Scottish councils to implement WPLs

 

On 26 May Sunday Times columnist Gillian Bowditch was strongly critical of plans to give Scottish councils powers to introduce workplace parking levies. “At the risk of sounding like a poor girl’s Jeremy Clarkson, the newly proposed workplace parking levy, whereby tens of thousands of Scots may end up having to pay hundreds of pounds a year extra to get to their place of work, is third-form economics,” she began.

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