MP says removing cap on hospital parking charges unacceptable

Bob Ainsworth MP for Coventry North East Credit: PA Pictures

The Coventry North East MP Bob Ainsworth has said the removal of the cap on parking charges at Coventry University Hospital is unacceptable. He says the Chairman of the hospital has agreed to meet him next week to discuss it and he hopes that the cap will be reinstated.

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