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Raising car parking charges: controversial proposals dropped

  • by JW

There has been a lot of sound and fury over proposed hikes in car-parking charges these last months, as reported by Devon Live:

Constitution change means full council will get to decide on controversial East Devon car parking charge hikes (25 October)

Councillors fume over car park charge rises that would be ‘death knell for businesses’ (7 October)

Car parking charges 50 per cent increase ‘spells disaster for town centres’ (1 October)


There has now been a reprieve, as reported earlier today:

Unpopular plans to hike car parking charges in East Devon halted | Devon Live

Controversial parking charge hike put on hold  | Sidmouth Herald


These news pages have looked at the issues:

Raising car parking charges: controversial or more efficient?

Raising car parking charges is about raising revenue – not about reducing emissions