Parking Places (Variation of Charges) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:34 am on 3rd February 2017.

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Photo of Kevin Foster Kevin Foster Conservative, Torbay 9:34 am, 3rd February 2017

No, councils can make a reasonable surplus from their car parking and contribute it to their bottom line. It is a shame that my hon. Friend Nadhim Zahawi is not present, as I think he would confirm that the town council in Stratford-on-Avon owns the car parks, rather than the district council, and, given the popularity of Stratford as a visitor destination, almost funds its operations—legitimately—through its car park ownership.