Clamping is an essential tool for council enforcement officers
Wheel clamping is a vital part of the enforcement toolkit for court officers, explains Claire Sandbrook
Wheel clamping can often be used by High Court enforcement officers (HCEOs) to secure vehicles to satisfy judgments from the High Court, preventing owners from removing them. It is this vital tool of the trade that could be hindered by the government’s decision to ban clamping on private land. While this legislation should be applauded and is long overdue, it has not been completely thought through.
It is one of our many tools to compel unwilling judgment debtors to pay what is due to...