Law is impartial
TERRY Lovett is factually wrong in almost all the points he makes in his criticism of St Neots s PCSOs (Letters, January 10). PCSOs do not check out-of-time parking tickets nor issue penalty tickets in car parks. This is done by council employees. Cars
TERRY Lovett is factually wrong in almost all the points he makes in his criticism of St Neots's PCSOs (Letters, January 10).
PCSOs do not check out-of-time parking tickets nor issue penalty tickets in car parks. This is done by council employees.
Cars parked on the south side of the Market Square at 9.45pm on a Sunday are on double-yellow lines and are therefore illegally parked.
However, PCSOs finish work at 8pm on Sundays, so these tickets must have been issued by the police themselves.
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The money from on-street parking tickets does not go to the district council.
PCSOs do not check that vehicles are parked within the designated space.
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PCSOs work directly for Cambridgeshire police and are not council employees.
Presumably Mr Lovett just wants to be able to park outside his business premises on the south side of the Market Square whenever he feels like it.
But the law has to be applied equally and impartially, so do not blame the people who are upholding it.
By the way, I am not a PCSO nor do I have any role in their operation.
JON MOUNTFORT, Russell Street, St Neots