Parking: Pedestrian Areas

Department for Transport written question – answered on 24th February 2017.

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Photo of Derek Thomas Derek Thomas Conservative, St Ives

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans his Department has to introduce legislative proposals to prevent vehicles parking on pavements.

Photo of Andrew Jones Andrew Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Government believes that pavement parking is better addressed on a local basis and powers are already available to local authorities to do so. The Department for Transport is looking at ways of improving and simplifying the process for local authorities to use these powers.

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