Second class

PUBLISHED: 11:50 17 April 2008 | UPDATED: 13:12 06 May 2010

SIR, — The most heavily-polluting lorries are discouraged from driving into London by a charge of £200. The same lorries can drive into St Albans at no cost to themselves. During weekdays, drivers are discouraged from driving into Central London by the Co

SIR, - The most heavily-polluting lorries are discouraged from driving into London by a charge of £200. The same lorries can drive into St Albans at no cost to themselves.

During weekdays, drivers are discouraged from driving into Central London by the Congestion Charge. Drivers can drive into St Albans at any time at no cost to themselves.

Early research suggests that people living within the Congestion Zone are living longer.

Are we in St Albans becoming second-class citizens whose health and welfare is less important than our near neighbours?

PHILIP REA,

Watling Street, St Albans.


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