Drivers from other countries owe £1m of parking fines in Westminster
Foreign drivers owe Westminster City Council over £1million in unpaid parking tickets over the past year, according to figures released today.
Motorists from France are the worst offenders accounting for roughly a third of the fines, or £356,000.
Vehicles from Qatar come in second with fines of £191,105 and the United Arab Emirates are third with £116,030.
Cabinet Member for City Highways, Cllr Danny Chalkley has said: “We gladly welcome visitors from abroad who wish to visit our iconic roads and landmarks.
“However, drivers who park irresponsibly are a nuisance for our residents and visitors alike. This should be a reminder that a foreign number plate does not give you immunity from the law.
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