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Parking Fines

Volume 98: debated on Wednesday 4 June 1986

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the total amount paid by his Department in 1985 in respect of parking fines incurred by Government Departments.

[pursuant to his reply, 3 June 1986]: The total amount paid in parking fines by the Department in 1985 was £4,334·50.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when his Department became responsible for paying parking fines on behalf of Government Departments.

[pursuant to his reply, 3 June 1986]: The Department became responsible for paying parking fines on behalf of GCS vehicles used by Government Departments in 1973.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will provide an analysis of the parking fines incurred by each of the Government Departments as listed in his answer of 15 May, at column 554, excluding the Scottish Office and the Department of Energy; and how many of the fines were in respect of ministerial vehicles in each case.

[pursuant to his reply, 3 June 1986]: All but six of the 106 parking fines incurred by Government Departments listed in the answer of 15 May were in respect of ministerial vehicles. These were incurred at the following locations.

Welsh Office

  • 34 parking offences occurred in Whitehall, SW1

Department of Employment

  • 9 parking offences occurred in Tothill Street, SW1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Duke Street, SW1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Warwick Way, SW1

Cabinet Office

  • 10 parking offences occurred in Whitehall, SW1

Department of the Environment

  • 1 parking offence occurred in South Audley Street, SW1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Petty France, SW1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in St. James Street, SW1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Clifford Street, SW1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Emery Hill Street, SW1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in London Bridge Street, SE1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Causton Street, SW1

Management and Personnel Office

  • 2 parking offences occurred in Victoria Embankment, SW1
  • 2 parking offences occurred in Victoria Street, SW1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Stanhope Gate, W1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Ave Maria Lane, EC4
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Lombard Street, EC3
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Greek Street, W1

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

  • 6 parking offences occurred in Whitehall Place, SW1

National Audit Office

  • 6 parking offences occurred in Victoria Embankment, EC4

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

  • 2 parking offences occurred in Victoria Street, SW1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Howick Place, SW1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Buckingham Palace Road, SW1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Great Peter Street, SW1

Department of Trade and Industry

  • 1 parking offence occurred in Arlington Street, W1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Warwick Way, SW1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Berkley Square, W1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Bayliss Road, SE1
  • 1 parking offence occurred at London Airport

Her Majesty's Treasury

  • 2 parking offences occurred in Thirleby Road, SW1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Vauxhall Bridge Road, SW1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Queen Victoria Street, EC5
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Beresford Square, SE18

HMSO

  • 1 parking offence occurred in High Holborn, WC1
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Endell Street, WC2

Department of Education and Science

  • 1 parking offence occurred in Basil Street, SW3
  • 1 parking offence occurred in Erasmus Street, SW1

Central Office of Information

  • 2 parking offences occurred in Fleet Street, EC4

Northern Ireland Office

  • 1 parking offence occurred in Victoria Street, SW1

National Economic Development Corporation

  • 1 parking offence occurred in Clerkenwell Road, EC1

ACAS

  • 1 parking offence occurred in St. James's Square, SW1

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what departmental business took a ministerial car to Greek Street, W1 in 1985 which led to a parking ticket being issued.

[pursuant to his reply, 3 June 1986]: I regret that in my reply of 23 May, at column 369, this offence was wrongly attributed to the Scottish Office. The fine was in respect of a Government car service pool vehicle ordered by the Management and Personnel Office to collect an official from No. 10 attending an official lunch-time engagement in the area.