Stockport Times East - - YOUR VIEWS -

I AL­WAYS thought that the DVLA only gave li­cence num­ber in­for­ma­tion to the po­lice.

How wrong I was, hav­ing just re­ceived a bill from Excel Park­ing for £60 for park­ing for 34 min­utes at the Peel Cen­tre and for­get­ting to put my blue badge on the dash­board.

It seems to me both the shops and the DVLA are en­cour­ag­ing park­ing ban­dits.

Was the prom­ise by the gov­ern­ment to in­ter­fere in the park­ing scan­dal just words?

So now for­get­ful­ness is an of­fence in the eyes of the park­ing gi­ants, and they are free to charge any amount.

Robin Hood would turn

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