Camden parents were forced to pay a total of 20,000 in school fines in the last year, new figures have revealed. Lawyers have raised the alarm that parents are being "wrongly" told that they have no right to challenge the fines.
A charity has demanded a rapid response from the government to allow 30 unaccompanied children from the "Jungle" camp in Calais into the UK. The move by Citizens UK comes ahead of the demolition of the Calais camp, which is due to take place on Monday.
According to Hammersmith and Fulham Council, just 0.3 per cent of motorists receive fines, and this figure is falling year-on-year A notorious box junction has been dubbed a 'money-box' after it emerged drivers have been fined 12 million since 2010. Motorists caught up on the yellow grid, in Fulham, have had to cough up a considerable millions in Fixed Penalty Notices in six years.
The research, carried out by online money-saving agent eMoov, shows that London is still the most unaffordable area to buy a house, but other parts of the UK make the list too. Business Insider has compiled a list of the areas where it is most expensive to buy a house around the UK.
How soaring house prices are making it virtually impossible for workers on average earnings to buy a home in London and a survey by the GMB union shows the most expensive area has homes 24 times average earnings of A 33,203. Now the union is calling for an urgent building programme to provide more affordable homes In London, the average house price in July 2016 was 484,716 which is 14.6 times the average full time earnings of 33,203.
London council raises A 12m in fines from a single yellow box junction in seven years - but experts say it's not drivers who are at fault The box junction on Bagley's Lane, Fulham, raked in A 2.4m in fines in the last 18 months and A 12m since 2010 A single council-operated yellow box junction camera in London 's Fulham has pocketed a staggering A 12million in fines over the last seven years, an investigation revealed. London councils have been accused of unfairly raking in millions of pounds from motorists who break yellow box junction rules because of the poor traffic flow management in the capital.
A campaign to get "fairer" central government funding for Enfield has been backed by the borough's major party leaders. The Enfield Over 50s forum want the government to provide more money to Enfield Council to help prevent closures of youth and disabled services in the borough.
Waltham Forest council has raked in A 1.7 million issuing fines to drivers breaking yellow box junction rules this year according to a new study. The only council that has collected more cash from yellow box infringements was Hammersmith and Fulham council, which has so far earned A 2.1 million.
Elaine Perkins was verbally abused by other drivers for refusing to enter a yellow box in Enfield where she was fined twice before London councils are being accused of making millions of pounds from drivers who infringe yellow box junction rules because of poor traffic management. One box junction in Fulham has earned the council A 2.4m in Penalty Charge Notice fines in 18 months.