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US Embassy In London Owes Almost £12 Million In Unpaid Congestion Charges

The US Embassy in London - which Donald Trump claimed was the reason he cancelled his upcoming trip to the UK - owes almost £12 million in unpaid congestion charges, figures reveal.

Between 2003 and December 31, 2017, American diplomats clocked up £11,925,560 in fines, according to Transport for London (TfL) data - the highest figure for any country with an embassy in the capital.

The US argues the congestion charge is a tax and that diplomats are therefore exempt from paying.

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Published By: huffingtonpost - Friday, 12 January