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We petition against the implementation of Glasgow City Councils Order: Parking Controls West of City Centre (implementation summer 2005), which we believe affects very adversely the life of city residents, their visitors, essential small businesses, medical services and carers of housebound disabled citizens.

While recognising the need to control the daily parking of cars by commuters, we call for a system of controls to be introduced which does not penalise the citizens of Glasgow or disrupt community life (as this order does).

We the undersigned call upon the Scottish Government to force Glasgow City Council to stop the imposition of this order which we believe to be socially unjust in many ways.

We ask the Scottish Government to ensure that Glasgow City Council allows time for democratic consultation to take place (which we believe has not occurred hitherto). We call for citizens affected by the order to be involved fully in the decision making process.

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Latest Signatures

  • 11 January 2016450. Lynne M
    I support this petition
  • 06 January 2016449. Georgina K
    I support this petition
  • 27 December 2015448. Peter G
    Angry commuter and ex resident of Wilton Drive. Has anyone ever seen Belmont Street that quiet in the last 10 years. No cars = no revenue for the council and no revenue for the local businesses.
  • 24 December 2015447. Paul R
    It's bad enough for people trying to park near their workplace or home without this
  • 19 December 2015446. Mrs Mandyn
    visitor to your city
  • 17 December 2015445. Ann M
    another example of taxation by stealth from a dishonest central and local government
  • 16 December 2015444. Graeme M
    I support this petition
  • 05 December 2015443. Thomas F
    I support this petition
  • 24 November 2015442. Fiona H
    I support this petition
  • 28 October 2015441. Keven S
    A penalty charge notice for 60 was left on my vehicle on Saturday as my partner was unable to purchase a residents vistor permit to cover the w/e as the "parking shop" was closed on Friday (& Monday)! So how could we purchase a visitors permit! The sh
  • 24 October 2015440. Aktar S
    I am a resident of Carnarvon Street. This is just another money making scam. If you really want to help the residents then charge those who come into the area not those who reside in the area.
  • 23 October 2015439. Guyan P
    this policy is completetly at odds with the intersts of the residents
  • 22 August 2015438. Margaret M
    I support this petition
  • 21 August 2015437. Mansoor A
    I support this petition
  • 15 August 2015436. Victoria L
    Action like this from the Council is another slap in the face to honest people who work hard paying their rent and other costs of living in an expensive city.
  • 14 August 2015435. Jason C
    I cannot believe the ineptitude shown by our beloved city council.
  • 13 August 2015434. Louise L
    I support this petition
  • 12 August 2015433. Fraz Terrell
    glasgow council is trying to destroy the buisness of glasgow buisness in westend are struggling as it is and meter paying thing was the last thing i thing the govt would to help our buisnesses bankrupt
  • 03 August 2015432. Gordon Wb
    No benefit of scheme for current residents, and council tax payers. Only benefit we are expected to pay for already exists.Council gains cash, we lose out by paying for it.
  • 25 July 2015431. Pamela D
    24 Park Circus Lane, Glasgow
  • 18 July 2015430. Kate C
    I support this petition
  • 13 July 2015429. Susan M
    I support this petition
  • 11 July 2015428. Scott A
    Consultation was wholly inadequate therefore solutions to parking problems are inappropriate.
  • 08 July 2015427. Margaret B
    A disgraceful way to conduct a so called consultation. Glasgow City Council should take a leaf out of the Metered Parking Action Groups book on how to do things properly.
  • 08 July 2015426. Zoe M
    It is ridiculous that West End residents should have to pay for a parking problem caused by commuters, who themselves pay far less council tax...
  • 28 June 2015425. Chris B
    I support this petition
  • 26 June 2015424. Monica N
    I support this petition

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Scottish Parliament Public Petitions Committee


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