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Diesel surcharge on permits

Meeting: 15/01/2015 - Executive (Item 87)

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Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS:

Reason for decision – as specified in the report

Other options considered – none, other than as detailed in the report and related papers

Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none.

 

Minutes:

Councillor Watts noted that the members of the Executive had fully considered the contents of an email received today from The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Limited.

RESOLVED:

1.    That a surcharge on diesel and heavy oil emission pricing for resident parking permits, as set out in paragraph 3.9 of the report, be introduced with effect from April 2015 be agreed.

2.    That exemptions from the surcharge for carers, taxis (black cabs) and trades people, as set out in paragraph 3.13, 3.14 and 3.16 of the report be allowed with effect from April 2015 and until the introduction of the Mayor’s Ultra Emission Zone be agreed.


Reason for decision – to reduce harmful emissions

Other options considered – none, other than as detailed in the report and related papers

Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none.