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NHS: Parking

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 114954, tabled on 31 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of ending car parking charges for NHS workers.

Answered on

9 February 2022

Since March 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, National Health Service staff have been provided with free hospital car parking. The cost of funding Trusts to deliver this commitment is estimated at approximately £90 million per year.