Thames Valley: Parking Charges

A road safety charity claims some councils in the Thames Valley made a profit on parking charges last year - totalling more than £13.5 million

However, according to figures from the Institute of Advanced Motoring, some councils here made a loss.

Here is a full list:

Total parking income after expenditure on capital charges (include off street and on street parking)   
Source: Calculated by the IAM from Department for Communities and Local Government Revenue outturn data 2010/11 and 2011/12   

                                               2010/11 (£)                      2011/12 (£)

Aylesbury Vale                           -2,510,000                         -466,000
Bracknell Forest UA                        118,000                             99,000
Buckinghamshire                          -110,000                          - 23,000
Cherwell                                           0                                   0
Milton Keynes UA                         5,918,000                        6,468,000
Oxford                                        2,739,000                        3,090,000
Oxfordshire                                  -127,000                           797,000
Reading UA                                   733,000                           750,000
South Bucks                                  580,000                             67,000
South Oxfordshire                        -146,000                            312,000
Vale Of White Horse                       -11,000                            -23,000
West Berkshire UA                        672,000                             773,000
West Oxfordshire                      -1,695,000                           -267,000
Windsor & Maidenhead UA               67,000                            652,000
Wokingham UA                            411,000                            568,000


Nationally it's claimed authorities took more than £141 million in parking last year - an increase of almost 15% on 2011.

The Local Government Association says the figures are wrong.

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