Conservative MP Robert Halfon has welcomed the introduction of free or cheap hospital parking for relatives of chronically ill patients - but has called for charges to be scrapped altogether.
In the long term I think we need to scrap hospital car parking charges completely because they are a stealth tax.
It was never envisaged that people with cars should be subsidising the NHS.
The stories that we've had of people not being able to use the machines so they haven't been able to see their dying relatives is quite horrific and we have to make a change.
More top news
Thousands of pounds worth of heroin has been found stashed inside the covers of children's books at Heathrow Airport.
Internet search engine says Cilla Black was the subject of more online searches than Kim Kardashian this year, beaten only by Taylor Swift.
A supermarket price war and fierce competition across the rest of the high street has seen shop prices slumped by a record level last month.