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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 9:30 am on 28th February 2013.

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Photo of John Spellar John Spellar Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) 9:30 am, 28th February 2013

If the Minister, Stephen Hammond, refers to the text of the answer to Question 18, he will be aware of the scandal surrounding wheel-clamping and the involvement of criminal elements which led to its banning. There are now concerns that these undesirables are moving across into ticket parking control. Already 300 companies will have direct or indirect access to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency database. What steps is he taking to prevent abuse, and will abusers be denied access very quickly?