Saturday, 12 May 2012

Barnet Labour claim victory over car park charges

Link to Barnet Labour

"Following a hard fought campaign by local residents, Barnet’s Conservative council have withdrawn their proposals to charge in the seven remaining free car parks in the borough.
"... Labour’s Environment spokesperson, Cllr Alan Schneiderman (left), said:
"I welcome the news that Barnet’s Conservative councillors have finally seen the light, and withdrawn their crazy plan to introduce charges for the seven remaining free car parks in the borough, including Churchhill Road car park in East Barnet Village. ... In a recent open letter to the Leader of the Council Richard Cornelius, Cllr Alison Moore suggested that new direction in environmental policy* was required."

[* We say: Air quality improvement, road accident reduction, cycling promotion, domestic waste reduction, opposition to unsustainable car-based redevelopment (Brent Cross), ...]

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