Councils 'setting targets for issuing parking tickets'

Emma Woollacott
Parking fines 'may be reduced'
Parking fines 'may be reduced'

Local government minister Brandon Lewis has pledged to investigate whether local authorities are illegally setting targets for the number of parking tickets issued by traffic wardens.

Following an investigation, the BBC's Inside Out programme alleges that three London boroughs - Lambeth, Bromley and Hackney - are setting targets or offering incentives.