We respond to consultations we feel have an impact on our members across the various sectors within the parking and traffic management profession.

See below our responses to consultations. We encourage our members to respond directly on behalf of themselves or their organisations, and we also welcome and incorporate feedback from our members when responding as the BPA.  If you have comments you would like us to consider including in our consultation responses, please so email consultations.

Current open consultations

  • Breathing space scheme: consultation on a single policy proposal: processing of personal data 

    This Treasury consultation is of special interest to our enforcement agency and debt collection agency members.  It sets out a detailed policy proposal for a breathing space and statutory debt repayment plan (‘the plan’). It covers three, broad topics:
    - eligibility criteria for entering breathing space and the plan
    - protections of breathing space and the plan
    - details of how the two policies would be administered, including funding of the scheme
    Deadline 29 January 2019

  • Automated Vehicles: a joint preliminary consultation paper

    This is part of a far-reaching review of the regulatory framework for the safe deployment of automated vehicles in the UK and their use as part of public transport networks and on-demand passenger services. In this context automated vehicles are assumed to be capable of driving themselves without being controlled or monitored by an individual for at least part of a journey. Issues that are considered are; the boundary between self-driving vehicles and widely used driver assistance technologies such as cruise control.
    Deadline 8 February 2019.

Please do contact us if you know of any other consultations we might be interested in responding to. 

Our responses to recent consultations: 


For further past responses please contact us by emailing