Written statement to Parliament

Written Ministerial Statement on diplomatic missions and international organisations in the UK with unpaid congestion charge bills and fines: 2014

Philip Hammond reports to the House on diplomatic missions and international organisations with unpaid congestion charge bills and fines

The value of unpaid Congestion Charge debt incurred by diplomatic missions and international organisations in London since its introduction in February 2003 until 31 December 2014 as advised by Transport for London was £87,440,287. The table below shows those diplomatic missions and international organisations with outstanding fines of £100,000 or more.

COUNTRY NUMBER OF FINES TOTAL OUTSTANDING
Embassy of the United States of America 80,174 £9,441,370
Embassy of Japan 54,158 £6,374,505
High Commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 45,511 £5,339,020
Embassy of the Russian Federation 45,650 £5,323,900
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany 34,976 £4,052,895
Office of the High Commissioner for India 32,503 £3,908,465
Embassy of the Republic of Poland 26,365 £3,152,000
Office of the High Commissioner for Ghana 23,979 £2,861,855
Embassy of the Republic of Sudan 22,297 £2,549,135
Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan 18,831 £2,273,760
Embassy of the People’s Republic of China 17,523 £2,176,310
Kenya High Commission 17,950 £2,076,095
Embassy of France 15,416 £1,811,555
Embassy of Spain 14,504 £1,715,385
High Commission for the United Republic of Tanzania 13,577 £1,556,810
High Commission for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan 12,184 £1, 478,620
Embassy of the Republic of Korea 11,960 £1,442,550
Embassy of Romania 12,153 £1,426,000
Embassy of Greece 11,420 £1,344,692
Embassy of Ukraine 11,268 £1,315,970
Embassy of the Republic of Cuba 10,235 £1,231,480
South African High Commission 10,567 £1,217,005
People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria 10,414 £1,205,110
Sierra Leone High Commission 10,050 £1,149,975
Embassy of Hungary 8,032 £949,185
High Commission for the Republic of Cyprus 7,902 £941,595
Embassy of the Republic of Yemen 6,558 £770,245
High Commission for the Republic of Zambia 6,593 £766,770
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria 6,386 £735,810
Embassy of the Republic of Belarus 5,452 £635,960
Embassy of the Slovak Republic 5,296 £616,425
High Commission for the Republic of Cameroon 5,216 £600,685
High Commission of the Republic of Malawi 4,737 £555,170
Botswana High Commission 4,566 £543,940
Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia 4,537 £518,185
High Commission for the Republic of Namibia 4,515 £516,455
Embassy of the Republic of Zimbabwe 4,520 £500,810
Kingdom of Swaziland High Commission 4,347 £494,500
High Commission for the Republic of Mozambique 4,255 £494,410
Embassy of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea 3,877 £446,685
Embassy of Austria 3,748 £443,920
Embassy of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire 3,721 £431,350
Mauritius High Commission 3,688 £425,875
Malta High Commission 3,486 £ 412,810
Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania 3,266 £395,315
High Commission of the Kingdom of Lesotho 3,415 £392,140
Embassy of the Czech Republic 3,383 £390,080
Uganda High Commission 3,278 £385,910
Embassy of Belgium 3,200 £378,200
Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan 2,955 £351,545
Embassy of the Republic of Liberia 2,934 £350,235
Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam 2,953 £344,110
Royal Danish Embassy 2,756 £327,040
Embassy of the Republic of Turkey 2,466 £292,380
Embassy of the Republic of Guinea 2,573 £291,140
Jamaican High Commission 2,429 £284,320
Embassy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo 2,280 £279,110
Embassy of the Republic of Latvia 1,995 £238,630
Embassy of Portugal 1,950 £236,460
Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt 2,244 £235,575
Embassy of Finland 1,921 £227,680
Embassy of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea 1,979 £227,680
Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia 1,731 £211,670
Embassy of Luxembourg 1,731 £205,500
Embassy of Tunisia 1,594 £193,710
High Commission of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka 1,560 £193,530
Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco 1,477 £185,075
High Commission for Antigua & Barbuda 1,573 £184,840
Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia 1,689 £183,310
Embassy of the Republic of Iraq 1,192 £149,180
Embassy of the Republic of South Sudan 1,126 £143,855
Embassy of Estonia 1,164 £141,615
Embassy of the Dominican Republic 1,081 £127,840

Figures for previous years are available in the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs’ written statement to the House on 15 July 2014, Official Report, column 53WS.