Research by esure car insurance (Mail, April 30, 2016) rated Hartlepool the best place for residential parking in the UK – I beg to differ.
Hartlepool Borough Council has claimed the research showed that its long-standing commitment to providing residential parking had paid off.
It also said that it understood parking controls, and permits play a huge part in keeping Hartlepool’s roads safe and clear.
I see it as financial gain.
It clearly states “resident permit holders only” on the parking plates.
I would like to know why permits have risen so much?
Four permits used to be £20, now they are £65, while any further permits are £30 each, just to park in my own street.
We have not heard from any of the three ward councillors.
A complete waste of public money.
Mr O Landreth,