Many residents have contacted popular local councillor Gary Allport, upset over LibDem attempts to scaremonger over the proposed parking charges for Shirley. Gary said “ Shirley residents deserve better. Some statements they have made are irresponsible and misleading. I want to put the record straight—here are the facts:
Parking will be free for the first 3 hours, in line with the Library car park.
The ONLY charge will be for those who exceed the 3 hour limit in car parks.
This is to ensure that spaces are freed up for genuine shoppers, and this was unanimously recommended by the budget group, which includes the leader of the LibDems in Solihull.