car park debate on the cards

CIVIC leaders have called for a debate on car parking in Exmouth after learning that district council intended to hold a full review without a town council discussion first.

CIVIC leaders have called for a debate on car parking in Exmouth after learning that district council intended to hold a full review without a town council discussion first.

At the town hall's full council meeting on Monday councillors where irritated that EDDC and Councillor Peter Halse portfolio holder economy were going to start a review without a town hall debate.

Councillor Mark Williamson said: "Will we be having a debate on this?

"I really would like to have a full discussion. There are things that concern me...

"Free public parking at Exmouth events is one thing...I'm very disappointed by EDDC on this."

Trevor Cope: "I think this in an opportunity to talk about other car park related issues including a debate on the multi-storey car park."

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Mayor Darryl Nicholas said: "This is an opportunity to discuss the present and sit down and map out the future.