HC Deb 23 February 1984 vol 54 c586W
Mr. Nicholas Baker

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement about the efficacy of wheel clamps in reducing illegal and dangerous parking of motor vehicles.

Mr. Hurd

Preliminary indications of the effects of the scheme are encouraging, but an accurate assessment will not be possible until the results of the detailed analysis by the Transport and Road Research Laboratory are available in the second quarter of this year. It is police practice to remove a vehicle if it is causing danger.