An investigation by the Times into parking penalty rip-offs has been welcomed by Midlands MP and former Transport Minister John Spellar.
John Spellar who campaigned for many years against wheel-clamping said:
“Extortionate behaviour by the Parking companies has been a problem for some time. The Department of Transport have a simple remedy in their own hands. They can cut off access to the DVLA database. They don’t need drawn out consultations or legislation, they can pose a clear alternative to companies-Clean up your actor lose your access."