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Wheel clampers out on opening nightof Scarborough markets

City of Stirling Mayor Mark Irwin has again voiced his opposition to wheel-clamping after at least five motorists were clamped in Scarborough overnight.

As first heard in 6PR’s Rumour File, cars illegally parked in a shopping centre carpark to attend last night’s launch of Scarborough’s Sunset Markets were clamped. Cr Irwin says while businesses have the right to protect their parking on private property – clamping isn’t the right method.

I’ve been strong on my stance on this from the start, it’s banned in other states, it’s banned in whole countries around the world,” Cr Irwin said.

“I think its disproportionate and borders on extortion.”

Cr Irwin says a local law was currently being drafted to outlaw wheel clamping in the City of Stirling.

(Pic: Scarborough Life)

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