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Parking Review
Debates
Robert Goodwill
As any learner driver will tell you, parking is complex. We ask parking and traffic management to deliver a number of objectives in parallel and... continue
Parking Review
Technology
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council is now using Barbour Logic’s parking correspondence system Response Master to generate consistent letters to... continue
Parking Review
Mike Macey on...
Mike Macey
A growing number of local authorities are outsourcing the job of handling correspondence from drivers to private sector contractors. Councils that... continue
Parking Review
Staff issues
Mark Moran
Since 1 January, Alpha Parking assumed ownership and sole responsibility of the long-standing City & Guilds parking qualifications previously... continue
Parking Review
Technology
A West Midlands council is using specialist software to generate letters in response to drivers queries about bus lane enforcement. Walsall Council... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
Caroline Hamilton, chief adjudicator of London’s Parking & Traffic Appeals Service (PATAS) has highlighted the need for councils to provide... continue
Categories: appeals, Greater London
Parking Review
Debates
Mark Moran
Local authorities should be obliged to publish an annual parking report showing precisely where their parking revenues come from and how any income... continue
Parking Review
Letters
Trevor Whitehouse
Can someone explain and justify why on earth the appellant motorist can apply to Parking on Private Land Appeals (POPLA) without the risk of paying a... continue
Categories: appeals, enforcement
Parking Review
Letters
RJ Clark
The October edition of Parking Review carried a feature (“The liar, her daughter and the unpaid PCNs”) by Mandy Ainsworth, parking... continue
Categories: appeals, enforcement
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Nicola Mullany has been named as the new chair of the Independent Appeals Service Board for the private parking sector set up by the British Parking... continue
Categories: appeals, All of UK
Parking Review
Case Studies
Mark Moran
Martin Vickers MP focussed on the issue of discretion. He suggested alll systems must have a certain amount of flexibility, which will lead to... continue
Parking Review
Case Studies
Mark Moran
Sarah Champion MP said she has been surprised to hear that 41% of Nottingham City  Council’s appeals were not being contested.... continue
Parking Review
Case Studies
Mark Moran
There was little enthusiasm amongst ministers, local authorities or the chief adjudicators for the idea of merging the Parking and Traffic Appeals... continue
Parking Review
Debates
Mark Moran
The Enforcement Summit 2013 discussed a wide range of subjects, including how parking and traffic enforcement policies can be shaped to support the... continue
Parking Review
Viewpoint
Mark Moran
Annual reports offer local authorities an excellent opportunity to put their parking policies in a local context and show how they benefit the whole... continue
Parking Review
Viewpoint
On 25 January 2013 the coalition government published its long awaited response to last year’s Transforming Bailiff Action consultation. This... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
A survey by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has revealed that  27 of its members paid £2.9m in penalty charge notices (PCNs) last... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
A motorist who lost his High Court challenge against Bolton Council’s parking practices now faces a legal bill running into tens of thousands... continue
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