Glasgow Evening Telegraph report:

Figures obtained by the Evening Times show drivers are forking out almost £24,000 a day to park on city streets.

Between April 2012, and March this year, motorists in the city paid a total of £8,696,481.

The figures, released under Freedom of Information, reveal that on-street parking charges have generated an average daily income for Glasgow City Council of £23,826.

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