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Parking ticket blunder

PUBLISHED: 17:07 09 April 2008 | UPDATED: 11:11 12 August 2010

A COUNCIL has been forced to apologise after issuing incorrect parking tickets worth £4,720. Bromley council has been forced to cancel 59 parking tickets issued on March 31, the day that the new legislation was brought in after two attendants failed to c

A COUNCIL has been forced to apologise after issuing incorrect parking tickets worth £4,720.

Bromley council has been forced to cancel 59 parking tickets issued on March 31, the day that the new legislation was brought in after two attendants failed to comply with the new system.

Two employees of Vinci Park, who run the parking penalties for the council, used old parking rolls despite being instructed to dispose of old materials in order to use hand held computers.

In a letter seen by the Bromley Times, Ben Stephens of Environment and Leisure Services at Bromley council, wrote: "I can confirm that all relevant PCN's have now been cancelled and a refund already paid back for the one case at present that had paid.

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