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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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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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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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Fines for Serious Speeding Offences Increase

Fines for Serious Speeding Offences Increase

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Under new rules released by the Sentencing Council, motorists convicted of serious speeding offences could be fined up to 150% of their weekly salary. The previous upper limit was 100% of their weekly salary.

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New cars to require MOTs after Four Years

New cars to require MOTs after Four Years

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a consultation on the government's plans to change the MOT regulations in 2018 so that new cars will require a MOT test after four years, as opposed to after three.

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