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PostPosted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 7:34 pm 
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My council have a "plate exemption" (basically you have 1 but dont display it and you have no council door signs)

They WANT to keep it just for exec vehicles but the regs dont say that, i met a council official who said applicants must provide contracts, emails and contact numbers of existing and potential customers who require cars with no plate or signs

sounds a bit intrusive and foul of the data protection act?

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 9:10 pm 
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Our Council adopted a policy based on the cost of the vehicle when new. I am not sure what it is now but it used to be £40,000. I tried to explain at the time that the "standard" vehicle used by most executive hire company's was the E class Merc and the only one that was above the £40,000 price was the AMG version. They still adopted the policy.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 9:32 pm 
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wannabeeahack wrote:
My council have a "plate exemption" (basically you have 1 but dont display it and you have no council door signs)

They WANT to keep it just for exec vehicles but the regs dont say that, i met a council official who said applicants must provide contracts, emails and contact numbers of existing and potential customers who require cars with no plate or signs

sounds a bit intrusive and foul of the data protection act?

I suppose if someone is applying for an exemption then they should give reasons/evidence to justify that exemption.

Else it's not really an exemption it's the norm.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 10:11 pm 
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signs/plate while working

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