Parking: Fees and Charges

Department for Transport written question – answered on 12th January 2016.

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Photo of John Spellar John Spellar Labour, Warley

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many complaints have been made to the DVLA about the issuing of private parking tickets in the last year; how many such complaints have been upheld; and how many companies have been barred from access to the DVLA data base in that period.

Photo of Andrew Jones Andrew Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

In 2015, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) received 59 complaints about 23 different private parking companies about concerns arising from the issue of a private parking ticket.

Six private parking companies were suspended from requesting DVLA data in 2015.

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