Wirral Council councillors adjourn public meeting that met to decide on controversial car parking charges proposals
By John Brace (Editor)
Leonora Brace (Co-Editor)
First publication date: Friday 30th July 2021, 1:18 PM (BST).
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On the 14th June 2021 (which you can watch above) a majority of councillors on Wirral Council’s Environment, Climate Emergency and Transport Committee in a vote that was 6 councillors in favour, 4 against with 1 abstention voted to adopt car parking charges options 1, 3 and 4. Option 1 was to introduce car parking charges for off street car parks that were currently free. Option 3 was to introduce car parking charges at coastal locations (New Brighton, West Kirby, Hoylake, Moreton etc). Option 4 was to have a standard range of charges for both the existing car parks, new locations proposed and applying to both on and off street car parking.
This decision was then “called in” by Conservative and Liberal Democrat councillors. Whilst decisions are called in they are not implemented until a decision on the call in is reached.
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