Jonathan Isaby, Political Director, TaxPayers' Alliance, has told ITV News Central that companies have previously moved out of the city to avoid paying parking levy charges.
Nottingham's parking levy is to increase by 16% from next week. It will rise from £280 to £344 per space.
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