Islington Council fining vehicles where the engines are idling

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-09-17
Session date: 
September 17, 2014
Reference: 
2014/3165
Question By: 
Jenny Jones
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Will Metropolitan Police cars also be subject to being fined if their engines are left idling?

Answer

Answer for Islington Council fining vehicles where the engines are idling

Answer for Islington Council fining vehicles where the engines are idling

Answered By: 
The Mayor

It is not good practice to keep engines idling.  We encourage police officers to observe good practice.

The enforcement of this is a matter for local councils. However, we would expect Islington Council not to enforce or subject fines to emergency vehicles attending an emergency situation.