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Unlawful Parking, Newham

Volume 171: debated on Friday 27 April 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will seek a report from the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis on how many police and traffic warden hours have been devoted in the current year to keeping Green street and Katherine road in the London borough of Newham clear of unlawful parking; how many fixed penalty notices have been issued in those roads in the current year; and what priority is given to keeping these streets clear of unlawful parking.

No specific records are kept of the number of hours worked by police officers and traffic wardens undertaking enforcement duties in Green street and Katherine road. Similarly, no specific records are kept of the number of fixed penalty notices issued at these locations.Both roads received substantial enforcement attention from traffic wardens, with Green street being patrolled on a daily basis. In addition, police traffic patrols also target the area on a rota basis to supplement the traffic warden effort.