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    • Welcome to the Forum. The PCN must be subject to Bye laws as the warning near the bottom of the PCN does not comply with the protection of Freedoms Act 2012 Schedule 4 Under Section 9 [2][f[] of the Act it should say: (f)warn the keeper that if, after the period of 28 days beginning with the day after that on which the notice is given— (i)the amount of the unpaid parking charges specified under paragraph (d) has not been paid in full, and (ii)the creditor does not know both the name of the driver and a current address for service for the driver ,the creditor will (if all the applicable conditions under this Schedule are met) have the right to recover from the keeper so much of that amount as remains unpaid; Their version states they are pursuing you as the driver [because of the Bye laws they cannot transfer the liability from the driver to the keeper] even though you are the keeper. Should it go to Court Judges do not accept that the driver and the keeper are the same person. Obviously on many occasions another member of the family may be driving instead of the keeper. Indeed anyone with a valid motor insurance policy is able to drive your car. if any of the three cars were not driven by the keeper they are not liable to pay the PCN only the driver is.  as long as they do not divulge who was driving those lovely people at Alliance haven't a hope of winning against them in Court. What a shame. However while those keepers who were not driving are in the clear all is not lost for the other keeper drivers. Alliance still have to prove who was driving which is difficult providing those keepers do not appeal.  It is quite often that on appeal the keeper may say "I entered the car park at....."  immediately giving away that they were the driver. Plus even if you appeal it won't be accepted as a] they lose £100 straight away and b] mostly all the major car parking companies are dishonest scrotes. In the meantime you will be on the receiving end of threatening letters from Alliance, unregulated debt collectors and fifth, sixth or even lower rated solicitors all trying to frighten the life out of you to cough up. They can all be safely ignored since if you don't contact any of them they don't know who was driving so have no information that the can use in Court to identify the driver. Some time in the future they may send you a Letter of Claim which must not be ignored. Just let us know and we will advise a suitable snotty letter to send them which will show that you are not afraid of them and are happy to turn up in court knowing that you will win. Sorry it was a bit long winded.  
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Hi all,


I ordered a new phone line, online, on September 20th, because I've moved into a new house which doesn't have one.

On September 27th I got a message saying that my line would be installed on the 1st of October.

I took the 1st off work to wait, but nobody turned up.

I called them late on in the afternoon, spoke to a kid who didn't seem to work there - or at least had no idea what to do! Took a few details that they had anyway and said he'd get someone from the back office to call me back. Nobody called back.

Contacted them through their website, both as a query and a complaint.

Phoned again on the 3rd, waited in a queue for 30 minutes and had to give up.

Phoned again on the 5th, gave up after 26 minutes in a queue. Tried again, spoke to another department and got the address for cancellations.

Got a message on my voicemail, and an email, telling me that my line had been activated without the need for an engineer visit and that I need only plug in my telephone. Problem is of course, I ordered the line in the first place because there physically isn't a line into this house and never has been.

Then the Postal Strike happened, so I didn't bother writing a letter because I figured it wouldn't arrive anyway.

Called again on the 12th, finally spoke to someone who sounded like they knew what they were doing. She

said that the system must have confused my address with my neighbours, and that it had re-activated an old line of theirs. She cancelled the order, placed a new one and actually spoke to BT Openreach to confirm the installation appointment for October 22nd. She then sent me a SMS message to confirm.


Today, as you may have spotted, is the 22nd October. The people I have seen today, on my second day off work, include:


Tesco Direct delivery man

Post Man


Neighbours Kids (damn half term)


Note that none of those person did, or even *could* install a new phone line.


I tried phoning BT at 3.30 and every ten minutes since then. All I get is a message saying 'Thank you for calling BT. We are experiencing a high demand for this service and as such we cannot respond to your request at present. Please try again later.' (Or words to that effect) at which time the call is terminated. Nice touch, that.


So, I ask you, what can I do now? I can't talk to them, I've now essentially placed the same order twice, and got no phone line on either occasion. I'm getting desperate, and of course the Freephone number isn't free at all if you're calling from a Mobile on account of not having a phone line! I'm hopelessly lost for ideas, can anyone please, please offer me some advice on how to get a phone line?!


I just want the damn line!



Thanks (desperately)


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I would like to remain optimistic, but a bill credit would not soothe my nerves just yet, as that would mean getting a bill - and since I don't have a phone line that would rather be adding insult to injury! A Credit is no use to me unless I can plug my phone into it and/or order ADSL over it...

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