Pavement Parking Private Member’s Bill launched

Simon Hoare MP (North Dorset) has launched a Private Member’s Bill calling for a ban on pavement parking. The Pavement Parking (Protection of Vulnerable Pedestrians) Bill 2015-16 had it’s first reading on 24th June when it was presented to Parliament through ballot procedure, there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.   The second reading of the Bill is scheduled for 4th December 2015 during which a debate is expected […]

PACTS response to ‘The Right to Challenge Parking Policies: A Discussion Paper’

PACTS has produced a response to the DCLG Discussion paper on The Right to Challenge Parking Policies (August 2014) which arose from the Government’s consultation on Local Authority Parking in late 2013-early 2014 and the Government’s response to that consultation in Summer 2014. The PACTS response is available here.

“Arbitrary, confused and lacking evidence”

PACTS has responded to the Consultation on local authority parking, by DCLG and DfT. PACTS Executive Director, David Davies, said “The consultation is arbitrary, confused and lacking in evidence to support the changes proposed.  The changes would make it more difficult for local authorities to enforce parking regulations, including double yellow lines, which are often installed for safety reasons, such as outside schools. We hope that the Government will think […]