How are the charges for parking motorcycles "revenue neutral"

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From: Richard Brown

Dear Sir or Madam,
Please could you explain how Cllr. Chalkley is able to state that the Parking Charges for Motorcycles and other powered two wheelers are "revenue neutral" when by Westminster City Council's own figures they had raised over £2,000,000 with a cost of £323,000?
How much does it cost to "convert" a car parking bay to a motorcycle bay?
What "parking projects" are are going to benefit from the profits raised from this scheme? I would like detailed information to include where the project is, which (if any)Company is/will be contracted to carry out the work, and how much it costs & how much money WCC expect to raise from each "project"?

Yours faithfully,
Richard Brown

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Request Details: Please could you explain how Cllr. Chalkley is able to
state that the Parking Charges for Motorcycles and other powered two
wheelers are "revenue neutral" when by Westminster City Council's own
figures they had raised over £2,000,000 with a cost of £323,000? How much
does it cost to "convert" a car parking bay to a motorcycle bay? What
"parking projects" are are going to benefit from the profits raised from
this scheme? I would like detailed information to include where the
project is, which (if any)Company is/will be contracted to carry out the
work, and how much it costs & how much money WCC expect to raise from each
"project"?

FOI Reference Number: 3832
Target Completion Date: 24/06/2009

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Is the oldest FOI without receiving an answer from Westminster?

Perhaps Westminster could have yet another review into it's FOI policy.

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