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Camden could impose Westminster style parking charges

PUBLISHED: 12:23 14 December 2011

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Camden Council bosses have refused to rule out imposing controversial evening and weekend parking charges that have sparked widespread anger in Westminster.

Nightclub and restaurant owners have hit out at the possible fees - which they warn could devastate the borough’s burgeoning music scene and night time economy putting jobs at risk.

Deputy leader Cllr Sue Vincent was challenged about whether Camden would promise not to introduce charges at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday last week (December 7).

The Labour councillor said: “No, I can’t give any guarantees because I do not know yet what the impact is going to be in the south of the borough and the West End when Westminster starts their new policy.

“We don’t know what is going to happen and I can’t sit here and say I won’t or no I definitely will. The impact could be very severe.”


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