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Issue 279 - 27 June 2015: Opinion
Debates
What happened when Watchdog's Anne Robinson met the IPC's Will Hurley

What happened when Watchdog's Anne Robinson met the IPC's Will Hurley
The Independent Parking Committee IIPC) appeared on the BBC One consumer affairs programme Watchdog in an edition that looked at parking on private... continue

Private Eye supports workplace parking levy

Private Eye supports workplace parking levy
The satirical magazine Private Eye has endorsed the concept of a workplace parking levy, which sees local authorities set a charge on operational... continue

Letters
British Parking Association replies to Independent Parking Committee critique

British Parking Association replies to Independent Parking Committee critique
Patrick Troy

The British Parking Association (BPA) has replied to an open letter from the Independent Parking Committee (IPC) that criticised the BPA’s proposals for regulating the private parking sector.  To Will... continue

The importance of examining the evidence on parking appeals
Caroline Sheppard

Michael Robinson’s article in the May edition of Parking Review does insufficient justice to Portsmouth City Council where he is parking manager. Nor has he considered the evidence when he suggests that adjudicators... continue

Writing in defence of POPLA
Michael Greenslade

In the June issue of Parking Review Caroline Hamilton, the chief parking and road traffic adjudicator for Parking & Traffic Appeals Service (PATAS), felt constrained to correct a false impression given by a previous... continue

Viewpoint
A simple solution to footway parking?

A simple solution to footway parking?
Dave Holladay
There would be a simple solution to all the muddle over vehicles parked on a footway if just one enforcement detail was brought in line with almost... continue

Local steps that can clear pavements of parking

Local steps that can clear pavements of parking
Phil Grant
Pavement parking has been a contentious issue for some time. As pressure on the kerbside increases, motorists are continually looking for a parking... continue