Parking: Private Sector

Department for Transport written question – answered on 21st July 2017.

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Photo of Derek Twigg Derek Twigg Labour, Halton

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many and what proportion of private parking companies were fined by the DVLA for non-compliance with Keeper of a Vehicle at the Date of an Event contracts in each of the last three years.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) does not impose fines for non-compliance with contracts applying to Keeper at Date of Event enquiries.

Private parking companies that do not comply with contractual terms can have their facility to request vehicle keeper data suspended.

The table below shows the number and proportion of private parking companies suspended in each of the last three financial years:

Financial Year

Total number of private parking companies with a Keeper at Date of Event contract

Number of private parking companies suspended for non-compliance

Proportion of private parking companies suspended

2014/15

87

10

11.5%

2015/16

94

9

9.6%

2016/17

109

4

3.7%

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