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".
More top news
Lee Childs, Jake Levene and Mandy Lowther were told their actions had brought misery.
Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in February, the White House has announced.
Ocean Ramsey encountered the 20-foot shark near a dead sperm whale in Hawaii.