Residents' discount

Meeting: 
MQT on 2010-06-09
Session date: 
June 9, 2010
Reference: 
2010/1987
Question By: 
Mike Tuffrey
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many people in each of the City of Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea do you expect to lose the 90% discount they currently utilise to drive within the congestion charging area if the western extension of the congestion charging zone is removed?

Answer

Answer for Residents' discount

Answer for Residents' discount

Answered By: 
The Mayor

There are currently around 80,000 residents registered for the 90% discount from the congestion charge. Of this, some 50,000 are within the Western Extension area and would lose their residents discount (to the Central Congestion Zone) if the Western Extension is removed.