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Figures released by the Ministry of Justice have revealed that 1,132,776 motorists have had debts registered against them by the Traffic Enforcement Centre last year, which is a part of Northampton County Court.

In many cases, drivers are being pursued for fines they didn’t know they had; either because they had moved or bought a car with an unpaid ticket registered against it.

As soon as a case is registered with The Traffic Enforcement Centre, the fine increases by 50%. This would take an average London parking fine to £195. This is before bailiff’s fees which can run into several hundred pounds.

More then 10% of parking fines are sent to bailiffs, much to the anger of motoring groups.

The London Motorists’ Action Group criticized the use of bailiffs earlier this year saying that they frequently and fraudulently demand fees which are in excess of the permitted statutory level.

The AA has voiced its concern about the readiness of councils to use bailiffs. A spokesperson from the AA said: “The bailiff process is virtually unstoppable, even for the innocent and getting someone to listen is virtually impossible.

“The fact that bailiffs are now swanning around like bounty hunters in vehicles with ANPR cameras to find vehicles with outstanding warrants is sinister”.

Although rare, it is possible to have a CCJ registered against you for unpaid fines. If this happens, it could affect you ability to get credit as CCJs are made public via the Register of Judgements and Orders & Fines which will remain public for 6 years.

We often find that those struggling to pay parking fines have difficulty paying their other debts. If you’re currently struggling to pay your debts, there are several options available to you.

The Debt Advisor can advise on all kinds of debt solutions such as Debt Management Plans (DMP), Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVA) and Bankruptcy.

Call today on 0800 0851 825 to speak with an advisor. If you’re calling from a mobile you can reach us on 0161 868 2500.


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