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Parking 'brings £594m surplus for English councils'

23 December 2013 Last updated at 14:26 GMT

Councils are making record surpluses from parking charges and fines, according to the RAC Foundation.

In 2012-13 local authorities in England made a "profit" of £594m from parking activities, the organisation said.

Seven of the 10 greatest surpluses were in London - including all the top four. The largest was £39.7m in Westminster.

Sophie Hutchinson reports.