A restaurateur from Kent has told Meridian that her business is being punished because of her postcode. Elizabeth Bennett claims that she will be charged thousands of pounds for putting a few tables and chairs outside her restaurant in Whitstable. David Johns reports.
Elizabeth Bennett, a restaurant owner from Whitstable, says the £5,000 charge to put tables and chairs outside is unfair.
Restaurant owners in Whitstable are claiming they are being treated unfairly by Canterbury council for charging them £5,000 to put tables and chairs outside their premises.
They claim that cafes and restaurants in Canterbury are only being charged £150.