Dartford MP proposes new law to stop London Mayor introducing ‘catastrophic’ car charge to drive in London

PM statement on covid 22.9.20

Dartford MP, Gareth Johnson is proposing a new law aimed at curbing the powers of the London Mayor who is proposing a new ‘catastrophic’ car tax charge for everyone driving into the capital. Mr Johnson’s Ten Minute Rule Bill, ‘Road User Charging (Outer London) Bill: A Bill to provide that the Mayor of London…

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Transport Minister confirms the Government is opposed to ‘catastrophic’ proposals by London Mayor to charge people driving into the capital

The Government yesterday confirmed it does not support the proposal for an outer London congestion charge being investigated by the Mayor of London’s office, which would charge all vehicles registered outside of London £3.50 every time they cross the boundary into the capital. During a Westminster Hall debate in the House of Commons on Tuesday, which was led by Dartford MP Gareth…

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Dartford MP secures Commons’ debate to highlight ‘catastrophic’ proposals by London Mayor to charge people driving into the capital

Dartford MP, Gareth Johnson, will lead a Westminster Hall debate in the House of Commons on Tuesday (March 23rd) to highlight the proposal for an outer London congestion charge. The proposal being investigated by the Mayor of London’s office is to charge all vehicles registered outside of London £3.50 every time they cross the boundary into any London…

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MP asks transport minister for assurances Dartford’s residential roads will not be used by lorries after EU transition period ends

Dartford MP, Gareth Johnson, sought assurances from the Transport Minister last night that Dartford’s local residential roads would not be used as bypasses or as overnight stopping places by heavy commercial lorry drivers when the EU transition ends on December 31.   During a short debate in the House of Commons on amendments to statutory instruments on Heavy Commercial Vehicles in Kent, Mr Johnson said: “My constituency is,…

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