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    • Hello,

      On 15/1/24 booked appointment with Big Motoring World (BMW) to view a mini on 17/1/24 at 8pm at their Enfield dealership.  

      Car was dirty and test drive was two circuits of roundabout on entry to the showroom.  Was p/x my car and rushed by sales exec and a manager into buying the mini and a 3yr warranty that night, sale all wrapped up by 10pm.  They strongly advised me taking warranty out on car that age (2017) and confirmed it was honoured at over 500 UK registered garages.

      The next day, 18/1/24 noticed amber engine warning light on dashboard , immediately phoned BMW aftercare team to ask for it to be investigated asap at nearest garage to me. After 15 mins on hold was told only their 5 service centres across the UK can deal with car issues with earliest date for inspection in March ! Said I’m not happy with that given what sales team advised or driving car. Told an amber warning light only advisory so to drive with caution and call back when light goes red.

      I’m not happy to do this, drive the car or with the after care experience (a sign of further stresses to come) so want a refund and to return the car asap.

      Please can you advise what I need to do today to get this done. 
       

      Many thanks 
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    • Housing Association property flooding. https://www.consumeractiongroup.co.uk/topic/438641-housing-association-property-flooding/&do=findComment&comment=5124299
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    • We have finally managed to obtain the transcript of this case.

      The judge's reasoning is very useful and will certainly be helpful in any other cases relating to third-party rights where the customer has contracted with the courier company by using a broker.
      This is generally speaking the problem with using PackLink who are domiciled in Spain and very conveniently out of reach of the British justice system.

      Frankly I don't think that is any accident.

      One of the points that the judge made was that the customers contract with the broker specifically refers to the courier – and it is clear that the courier knows that they are acting for a third party. There is no need to name the third party. They just have to be recognisably part of a class of person – such as a sender or a recipient of the parcel.

      Please note that a recent case against UPS failed on exactly the same issue with the judge held that the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 did not apply.

      We will be getting that transcript very soon. We will look at it and we will understand how the judge made such catastrophic mistakes. It was a very poor judgement.
      We will be recommending that people do include this adverse judgement in their bundle so that when they go to county court the judge will see both sides and see the arguments against this adverse judgement.
      Also, we will be to demonstrate to the judge that we are fair-minded and that we don't mind bringing everything to the attention of the judge even if it is against our own interests.
      This is good ethical practice.

      It would be very nice if the parcel delivery companies – including EVRi – practised this kind of thing as well.

       

      OT APPROVED, 365MC637, FAROOQ, EVRi, 12.07.23 (BRENT) - J v4.pdf
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CEL ANPR PCN - Appealed - PAPLOC now Claimform - Paid did not enter reg - Morrisons, Butterfly Walk Car Park Denmark Hill Camberwell, London SE5 8RW


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Great stuff, thanks for sense checking, saves on the photocopying anyhow.

 

Also great shout on the hearing fee. Hoping me tell them to shove it will mean they just don't bother. Will let you know what they say on Friday.

 

Thanks for the links, will get drafting my witness statement in the meantime.

 

The other 'evidence' is the lack of planning permission for any of the signage or ANPR cameras, but not quite sure how to show the 'lack' of something. Any tips on how to include this would be welcome!

 

Cheers

 

 

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Re PP, most councils have a portal so you can look up PP for the site.

 

Failing that, e-mail the council.

 

The fleecers have already failed to reply to your CPR request to see PP - wonder why?!

We could do with some help from you.

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Had a good dig through the PP site at the time, and there's nothing up there.

 

Made me chuckle when nothing came through after the request.

 

I guess on emailing the council I can submit their response as proof they don't have PP?

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I think you've already done enough.  In your WS you can state that the fleecers didn't reply to a CPR request to show PP, that you subsequently investigated yourself on the council portal and found no PP, so in conclusion you believe they don't have PP which is a criminal offence and means no contract can have been formed.

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I see you blanked out the court date on the Notice of Allocation.  If you don't want the exact date to be seen, fair enough, but more or less when is it?  I ask because your Witness Statement needs to be filed 14 days before.

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and?

 

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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what happened after all the free advice we gave you??

dx

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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