London congestion charge to be scrapped

LONDON mayor Boris Johnson today announced that the western extension of the capital's congestion charge area is to be scrapped.

LONDON mayor Boris Johnson today announced that the western extension of the capital's congestion charge area is to be scrapped.

Mr Johnson said he would take the necessary legal steps to scrap the extension, which includes areas such as Kensington and Chelsea, but the earliest it could be removed is spring 2010.

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