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Hello everyone on the Consumer Action Group

 

You may have read last week that I won an important victory in the High court when Barnet Council's 300% hike in resident's parking charges were declared unlawful.

 

 

The case has been highlighted by a number of newspapers. A good summary was provided by the Daily Mail: I can't post a link due to forum rules but you can Google "Daily Mail Attfield Barnet"

 

The reason I am posting this thread is that Barnet Council is threatening to appeal against the ruling. But also the only way Barnet could win an appeal is by persuading the Court of Appeal that councils can set parking charges in order to maximise traffic management revenue (for concessionary fares, road repairs etc) and not just in order to manage/control parking.

 

A victory for Barnet would therefore have enormous consequences not just for CPZ residents but for car users generally. Councils would have a sweeping new power to raise revenue form drivers.

 

Barnet have until the end of this week to lodge appeal papers. A petition has been set up urging the council to accept the High Court ruling. I would be extremely grateful if you would read the petition as soon as possible and sign it if you agree with it. Again, I can;t post a link. Please Googel "Barnet online petition"

 

We only have a few days to persuade the council not to appeal.

 

Thank you

 

David Attfield,

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David, I have posted the links above - could you please confirm the e petition link is the correct one :)

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It has been highlighted in the CAG newsletter, not sure if there is anything else we can do :(

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4: Staying Calm About Debt  Read Here

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2: Does your Bank play fair - You can force your Bank to play Fair with you

3: Banking Conduct of Business Regulations - The Hidden Rules

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