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Free parking for frontline coronavirus workers.

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NHS staff are to be given free car parking with immediate effect at council owned car parks for the duration of the Covid-19 outbreak. Social care staff, health service volunteers and key workers will also be exempt from paying.  

This applies to 21 car parks across the borough, totalling over 2000 spaces.    

Cllr John McElroy, Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport said: "These brave people are working around the clock doing vital and highly-valued work to support the most vulnerable in our society. We want to do all we can to support them and show we're grateful. 

"I would remind the general public and those non-essential workers to stay at home. We need to do all we can to protect the NHS and save lives."  

List of car parks 

Private company the National Car Parking Group has also said it will provide NHS staff free parking at all 150 of its sites in England. 

We are urging other businesses and organisations located near hospitals to consider allowing NHS staff use of their car parks. 

 

car parking
27 March 2020

NHS staff are to be given free car parking with immediate effect at council owned car parks for the duration of the Covid-19 outbreak. Social care staff, health service volunteers and key workers will also be exempt from paying.  

This applies to 21 car parks across the borough, totalling over 2000 spaces.    

Cllr John McElroy, Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport said: "These brave people are working around the clock doing vital and highly-valued work to support the most vulnerable in our society. We want to do all we can to support them and show we're grateful. 

"I would remind the general public and those non-essential workers to stay at home. We need to do all we can to protect the NHS and save lives."  

List of car parks 

Private company the National Car Parking Group has also said it will provide NHS staff free parking at all 150 of its sites in England. 

We are urging other businesses and organisations located near hospitals to consider allowing NHS staff use of their car parks. 

 

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