Parking charges: lack of action 'disgraceful'

PUBLISHED: 08:27 03 December 2008 | UPDATED: 22:43 15 June 2010

EAST Devon District Council has been blasted by traders' leaders for not taking the lead in reducing car parking charges.

EAST Devon District Council has been blasted by traders' leaders for not taking the lead in reducing car parking charges.A spokesman for the Association of East Devon Chambers told the Herald: "It is disgraceful that the chamber of commerce has to even consider lobbying the district council on car parking issues yet again."We shouldn't have to force them, the way the condition of the economy is at the moment. "They should be making a positive move forward."The association hopes to call a meeting with district council officials "as soon as possible".


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