Charges determined by demand for spaces

The organisation "London Councils" - which represents the boroughs - says charges are determined by the demand for parking spaces.

But critics claim they just add to the burden on already hard-pressed Londoners.

Our Political Correspondent Simon Harris reports:

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Councils' parking profits soar

London's boroughs made a massive £218 million in profit from parking last year - up almost 18% from the previous year.