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Today marks the first event of three as the BPA fringe event takes place 1-2pm at the Jurys Inn, Broad Street, Birmingham at the Liberal Democrat party conference.

The British Parking Association will be lobbying politicians at the LibDem, Conservative, and Labour conferences this autumn. Participating as part of the Transport Hub, the BPA will be raising issues important to members of the association and central to the needs of members of the public. More information here.

We are pleased to confirm that on Tuesday 4th October the BPA will hold an event at the Conservative party conference from 2:15 – 3:30pm at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.

You are welcome to attend as this is a free event and open to all (no security passes are needed).

The BPA event will be in the form of a panel discussion entitled “Ending the war on the motorist: whose war is it anyway?". Speakers from different backgrounds will give their opinions, alongside BPA representatives to put forward the parking sector’s point of view.

The Conservative party conference BPA fringe event will be attended by

  • Mike Penning MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Transport
  • Cllr Daniel Moylan, Deputy Leader of Transport for London
  • Philip Gomm of the RAC Foundation
  • Christian Wolmar, the transport commentator.
  • Alastair Cooper, BPA council member and NSL

For the latest updates, please check our blog here.

More details will follow regarding the BPA's event at the Labour party conference.

Please do come along to our events if you are able. If you'd like to pose a question to the panel but can't be there, or have any questions please email

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