NDM7188 Member’s Legislative Proposal - Implementation of a Workplace Parking Levy

NDM7188 Jenny Rathbone (Cardiff Central)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes a proposal for a Bill to enable the implementation of a workplace parking levy.

2. Notes that the purpose of this Bill would be to:

a) enable local authorities to implement a workplace parking levy, dependent on the number of parking spaces reserved for employees;

b) enable local authorities to use the revenue to strengthen public transport and active travel routes;

c) reduce traffic congestion in major population centres;

d) encourage employers to promote active travel plans for their staff and advocate for better public transport;

e) urge Welsh Government to encourage local authorities in Wales to implement this levy, as part of a suite of measures to combat the carbon emissions which are causing a climate emergency.

 

Business type: Debate

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 07/06/2021

Decision due: 20 Nov 2019 by Plenary - Fifth Senedd

Lead member: Jenny Rathbone MS