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Parliament debates pavement parking

The House of Commons discussed reforming the law on pavement parking in England

Mark Moran
10 April 2024
Guide Dogs is campaigning for a prohibition on parking on pavements as a national default
Transport minister Guy Opperman MP
Transport minister Guy Opperman MP
Liz Twist MP
Liz Twist MP


The long wait for a government decision on the  managing the problem of pavement parking in England was discussed at Westminster last month. Liz Twist MP secured an adjournment debate on the issue on 7 March.

The Labour member for Blaydon in Tyne & Wear told the House of Commons that pavement parking puts pedestrians in danger, including disabled and older people, as well as parents with children.

Twist opened the debate by flagging up how long the issue has been left unresolved....

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