Haringey Borough Councils current policy on bus/tram, lane/gate enforcement, Christmas Day?

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Dear Haringey Borough Council,

I wish to know if you 'enforce' bus/tram, lanes/gates on Christmas Day, when no buses or trams (whichever is applicable) are in operation?

I am asking this same question to a number of Councils across the UK to find out what their policy is on enforcing contraventions on Christmas Day?

Yours faithfully,

David Blythen

Haringey Borough Council

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Dear Mr Blythen,

 

Thank you for your enquiry.

We will consider your comments and let you have a response by 24 November
2017 under reference WK397534

 

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Mehmet Jim, Haringey Borough Council

Dear Mr Blythen,

 

Thank you for your recent enquiry concerning Bus Lane enforcement on
Christmas Day.

 

In response to your question ‘I wish to know if you 'enforce' bus/tram,
lanes/gates on Christmas Day, when no buses or trams (whichever is
applicable) are in operation?’

I can confirm that Christmas Day is a Public Holidays and Public Holidays
are usually enforced in line with the Sunday enforcement hours. However,
in the this context the London Borough of Haringey do not currently
enforce Bus Lanes on Sundays, therefore in answer to your question we do
not enforce Bus Lanes on Christmas Day.

 

Kind Regards

 

Jim Mehmet

CCTV Operations Manager

 

Haringey Council

Alexandra House, 10 Station Road, London, N22 7TR

 

T. 020 8489 5710

M. 07870157880

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