Ever wondered why TFL made congestion charge so complicated to understand and difficult to pay? If nobody was fined, it would make far less money - of course.
Angie Bray: What percentage of the annual revenue is formed by penalty charge payments?
Ken Livingstone: This is detailed in the Fourth Annual Monitoring Report. For the last financial year, these accounted for about 30% of the annual revenues from the scheme.
That's right - a third of the income from congestion charge relies on people who don't pay - and then get caught.