Congestion Charge

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Motoring Taxation In The United Kingdom - Road Usage Charges - London
... The London congestion charge, which applied to most vehicles entering parts of Central London was introduced in 2003 with an extension into West London in 2007 ... Since 4 July 2005 the normal daily charge has been £8 ... The total receipts from the London Congestion Charge for 2006-07 was £213 million (provisional figures), which, after operating costs, left £123m of hypothecated revenue ...
Greater Manchester Congestion Charge - Reaction - Public
... On 24 October the Stop the Charge Coalition was formed, comprising a cross party alliance of seven local MPs and the leaders of the three councils opposed to the plans ... Evening News newspaper conducted a telephone survey to gauge public support for a congestion charging scheme ... The survey posed several questions, two of which directly asked if respondents were in favour of congestion charging ...
Durham City Congestion Charge
... The Durham City congestion charge was the first congestion charge to be introduced in the UK in October 2002 ... Prior to the introduction of the congestion charge around 3000 vehicles used the road on a daily basis ... between the two was causing traffic congestion, environmental problems and road safety hazards, as well as detracting from the experience of the World Heritage Site" ...
Greater Manchester Congestion Charge - Reaction - Political
... that 67% of residents and 78% of businesses in the borough did not support the proposed road charges it announced on 26 July 2007 that it would be voting no at the meeting of AGMA the following day ... Trafford announced on 23 July 2007 that it would vote against the congestion charging proposals. 2007, Bury Metropolitan Borough Council voted to withdraw its support for the congestion charge, bringing the numbers to seven for, three against ...
London Congestion Charge
... The London congestion charge is a fee charged on most motor vehicles operating within the Congestion Charge Zone (CCZ) in central London between 0700 and 1800 (Monday-Friday ... The charge, which was introduced on 17 February 2003, remains one of the largest congestion zones in the world despite the cancellation of the Western Extension which ... The charge aims to reduce congestion, and to raise investment funds for London's transport system ...

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