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Djanogly v Westminster City Council – WLR Daily

Djanogly v Westminster City Council [2011] EWCA Civ 432; [2011] WLR (D) 140

“When making a traffic management order a local authority was entitled to see the fair spreading of costs for suitable and adequate parking facilities between motorcyclists and car drivers as a legitimate consideration.”

WLR Daily, 19th April 2011

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Please note that once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Man wins parking ticket battle over bee attack – Daily Telegraph

“A motorist who received a parking ticket after pulling into a bus lane to swat away a bee has been let off the fine.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 12th March 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Victims of rogue car clampers to get compensation – Daily Telegraph

“Motorists who fall victim to rogue clampers will be entitled to claim compensation, under new powers brought in by the Government.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 29th January 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Parking fine appeal panel planned – BBC News

“A new independent appeals panel to stop motorists from being unfairly fined by unscrupulous private car parking companies is to be established.”

Full story

BBC News, 10th January 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Doctor loses court battle over fines for parking on his own land – Daily Telegraph

“A doctor who took his local council to court after repeatedly being fined for parking on his own land has lost his legal battle at the Court of Appeal.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 30th November 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

High wheelclamping charges illegal, says RAC – The Independent

“Wheelclampers are acting illegally by imposing exorbitant charges for the release of cars parked on private land, the RAC said today. The concept of one citizen ‘punishing’ another is alien in English law, according to barrister and engineer Dr Chris Elliott, whose review of private-property parking regulations was published today by the RAC.”

Full story

The Independent, 9th July 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Many parking tickets ‘unlawful’ – BBC News

“Thousands of parking tickets paid by credit card could be cancelled after a council’s charges were ruled unlawful.”

Full story

BBC News, 11th June 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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