Surrey Tories refuse debate on On-Street Parking charges !!

March 22, 2011 by Chris Townsend

At today’s Surrey County Council meeting, 2 motions were put forward – one by the Independent/RA group and one by the Liberal Democrat group – asking that the Council debate the issue of On-Street Parking charges as proposed by the Conservative Administration. Both motions were refused that debate by all Conservative Councillors present – voting being 46 against the motions with 23 for the motions.

The Tory Administration claimed that consultation was ongoing and now was not the time for a debate. Any ideas on the best way forward to implement these charges would be considered for each Borough/District. It was pointed out that over 30,000 signatures had now been received through various petitions across the whole of Surrey stating their opposition to what is being proposed…

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