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Driving and Parking: Urban Areas

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 81474, tabled on 28 August 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what guidance he is issuing to local authorities to make it easier for people to drive to town centres and park to boost local economies.

Answered on

8 September 2020

It is for local authorities to decide how to allocate road space on their roads and ensure suitable access to local shops and high streets.

The Department publishes a wide range of guidance to help them in this, including Local Transport Notes, Traffic Advisory Leaflets and guidance on managing parking enforcement.