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House of Commons Hansard
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Immobilisation of Vehicles: Fees and Charges
23 March 2010
Volume 508
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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what cap he plans to impose on the charge levied by vehicle immobilisation businesses for the release of a vehicle. [323480]

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[holding answer 2010]: Proposals contained in the Crime and Security Bill will make it mandatory for all wheel clamping businesses working on private land to be licensed and to adhere to a strict code of practice. The code will include maximum release fees which may be charged in connection with wheel clamping of vehicles and the related activities of towing and impounding. The details of the code of practice, including maximum fees, will be set out after further consultation with stakeholders.