Parking blitz council lets mayor off; MOTORING.
Mayor of Wirral Andrew Hodson's Jag was pictured on double yellow lines but he escaped a ticket.
A resident snapped the luxury car with the reg WCM 1N - WCM standing for Wirral Council Mayor.
Mr Hodson apologised and blamed his chauffeur.
But a council spokeswoman said: "It is simply illegal to issue a parking ticket based upon a photograph that hasn't been provided by a parking enforcement officer."
A ticket for a driver caught by a mobile council camera was this month ruled illegal because no warning had been posted.
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Aug 29, 2009|
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