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Motorists 'fined £30m' monthly

Councils are raking in £30 million in revenue from parking charges, new data has revealed. A freedom of information (FOI) request launched by car insurer LV= found councils were issuing 890,000 every month, bringing in at least £30 million.

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Parking report 'inaccurate' says councillor

Evidence claiming revenue raised from parking fines across the UK totals £30 million each month is "inaccurate" according to the vice-chairman of the Local Government Authority.

David Sparks told Daybreak any money raised from parking fines had to go directly back into "transport initiatives".

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