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Personal Independence Payment Regulations Announcement

Personal Independence Payment Regulations Announcement

Friday, February 24th, 2017

On the 23rd February the Minister for Disabled People, Penny Mordaunt, announced that she way laying before Parliament amendments to the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Regulations to restore the original aim of the benefit, making sure the government is giving support to those who need it most.

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British Parking Awards Finalists

British Parking Awards Finalists

Friday, February 17th, 2017

DMUK is delighted to hear that its Disabled Parking Accreditation (DPA) is a finalist in two categories at this year’s British Parking Awards. The DPA is a finalist in the Parking in the Community Award and the Parking Partnerships Award.

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Manufacturing of Electric Taxi Fleet Underway

Manufacturing of Electric Taxi Fleet Underway

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

A new factory has been set up to produce a fleet of electrically powered black cabs for London. The London Taxi Company has made an investment of £300million in the hope that the company's vehicles are compliant with the new, stricter London emissions laws that are set to be implemented next year.

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Many MOT Failures Caused by Defective Tyres

Many MOT Failures Caused by Defective Tyres

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

It has been discovered that 2.5million cars failed their MOTs last year because of poor tyre condition. In 2016 the police in England and Wales fined a total of 9,000 drivers for having faulty tyres.

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Councils Accused of Misleading Public on PCNs

Councils Accused of Misleading Public on PCNs

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Following an Investigation, the Local Government Ombudsman discovered that a number of local councils were failing to properly inform motorists of their right to appeal Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) leaving many paying unnecessarily.

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