Calls on county council to review parking price hike blamed for ‘lower footfall’
Councillor Jeremy Pugh
Councillor Jeremy Pugh

This is due to fears that Powys town centre businesses are suffering as people avoid shopping there due to the cost of parking.

The car parking fees were increased as part of the 2023/2024 budget by the Liberal Democrat/Labour/Green administration which runs the council.

Councillors from both Independents for Powys and the Independent group have joined forces and submitted a motion to be debated at the meeting on Thursday, July 20.

The proposal will be put forward by Councillor Gareth E Jones of the Independents for Powys group and will be seconded by Councillor Graham Breeze of

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