§ Mr. Ridley
asked the Minister of Transport what have been, since the inception of parking meters in London, the total amounts of money spent on traffic wardens and administration, spent on the provision of car parks in London, and received from the meters and from fines, respectively.
§ Mr. Marsh
The total expenditure on controlled parking zones by local authorities in London until 31st March, 1968 was £5,178,006. This includes £1,765,439 for traffic wardens where they act as parking attendants.308W
£2,077,295 has been applied from surplus meter revenues to the provision or maintenance of off-street parking during this period. The amount spent on car parks from other sources is not available.
The total income from controlled parking zones, including excess charges, was £7,303,843. The amount received from fines is not available.