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NHS: Parking

Volume 506: debated on Tuesday 2 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was raised from (a) parking charges and (b) parking fines at car parks operated by NHS bodies in each of the last 12 months. (319032)

These data are not collected centrally.

The management of national health service car parking is the responsibility of the NHS organisations locally. This includes the use of parking fines if the NHS consider it appropriate to reduce congestion and deter misuse of the facilities provided.

A consultation exercise on the provision of free car parking to NHS inpatient visitors and outpatients concluded on the 23 February 2010. The report analysing the responses will be published in due course.