Pensioner, 77, fined for using counterfeit blue badge to park in Kingston

Surrey Comet: William Millar was fined after being caught using a photocopied disablity badge in Kingston William Millar was fined after being caught using a photocopied disablity badge in Kingston

A pensioner who used a fake blue badge to park in Kingston has been ordered to pay more than £300.

William Millar, 77, bought the photocopied parking permit for £70 at barbecue in Ireland two years ago.

He was caught after parking his BMW in a loading bay in Fife Road in Kingston last year.

It later transpired the badge had belonged to a woman in Northern Ireland which had been reported lost in 2008 and expired in 2010.

Millar, of Udney Park Road, Teddington, was fined £110, ordered to pay £200 in costs and a £20 victim surcharge at Lavender Hill Magistrates’ Court this week.

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1:05pm Mon 17 Mar 14

kingstonpaul says...

Excellent result. One mark of a civislised society is that we DON'T abuse the parking entitlements of those with disability. Unfortunately there is a substantial lumpen core of oiks that do so. I'd like to see clamping of vehicles abusing disabled parking bays
Excellent result. One mark of a civislised society is that we DON'T abuse the parking entitlements of those with disability. Unfortunately there is a substantial lumpen core of oiks that do so. I'd like to see clamping of vehicles abusing disabled parking bays kingstonpaul
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