Lawful authority to charge levies on the Mersey Gateway.

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Dear Halton Borough Council,

All men and women have the indefensible right to go about their business in a peaceful manner without charges being levied upon them at common law, the law of the land. Please kindly demonstrate under the Freedom of Information Act, and quote your lawful authority to contradict the common law by charging travellers a levy for travellling on a public highway.

In order to achieve this, you would be required to quote a specific law that travellers would be breaking if they chose not to pay the levy, under your assumed lawful jurisdiction.

Secondly, the capture and purchase of personal data (vehicle details, names and addresses) without permission granted, is a misdemnour of the right to privacy at common law and gives cause for concern. Please reference the law which allows you to do this.

Yours faithfully,

P. Newton.

Halton Borough Council

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Jim Yates, Halton Borough Council

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Dear Mr Newton

 

Further to your recent FOI request I have set out the information
requested below

 

The legal authority to charge tolls on the Mersey Gateway is in a number
of orders. These can be viewed on the Mersey Gateway Website.

 

[1]http://www.merseygateway.co.uk/

[2]http://www.merseygateway.co.uk/about-the...

 

Regards

 

Jim Yates

Chief Executive’s Office

Municipal Building

Kingsway

Widnes

WA8 7QF

 

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Information Requested : Dear Halton Borough Council,

All men and women have the indefensible right to go about their business
in a peaceful manner without charges being levied upon them at common law,
the law of the land. Please kindly demonstrate under the Freedom of
Information Act, and quote your lawful authority to contradict the common
law by charging travellers a levy for travellling on a public highway.

In order to achieve this, you would be required to quote a specific law
that travellers would be breaking if they chose not to pay the levy, under
your assumed lawful jurisdiction.

Secondly, the capture and purchase of personal data (vehicle details,
names and addresses) without permission granted, is a misdemnour of the
right to privacy at common law and gives cause for concern. Please
reference the law which allows you to do this.

Yours faithfully,

P. Newton.

 

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1. http://www.merseygateway.co.uk/
2. http://www.merseygateway.co.uk/about-the...

Dear Jim Yates,

Thank you for your reply.

Whilst you have specified the ‘legal’ authority to charge tolls, you have omitted to respond in detail which I find disappointing. I am afraid quoting acts and statutes will not suffice.

England is a common law nation and Magna Carta 1215, part of the constitution which gives rights and freedoms to all men and women, is still a lawful instrument to this day and Is superior to all acts and statutes within this realm. Unfortunately, the majority of men and women have been hoodwinked into believing differently.

The Barons’ Committee invoked article 61 of the Magna Carta, on the 23rd of March 2001.
The Daily Telegraph reported on the invocation of Article 61, Magna Carta 1215 on the 24th March 2001. An article by Caroline Davis which can be viewed online under the title 'Peers petition Queen on Europe'.
Magna Carta Society wrote: “The House of Lords Records Office confirmed in writing that Magna Carta, sealed by King John in June 1215, stands to this day. Former Home Secretary Jack Straw said as much, when the Human Rights Act came into force. Halsbury’s Laws of England says: “Magna Carta is as binding upon the Crown today as it was the day it was sealed at Runnymede.”

So I repeat, what gives Halton Borough Council the ‘lawful’ authority to charge levies on travellers peacefully going about their daily business and, enforce them to pay with the threat of bailiffs arriving at their doors if they choose not to?
What specifally gives the belief that Halton Borough Council, has the lawful right, to ignore the common law, which protects the rights and freedoms of men and women, and that the common law can simply be overridden by an act?
I must also inform you that no man and woman has a lawful obligation to pay any charges levied upon them for a victimless crime, this is the law, the common law and it cannot be ignored.

You also omitted to address my concern about the capture, collection, purchase and sharing of personal data without permission granted. Please specify the law, I mean the specific law which allows you to do this and whether a man and woman can withdraw any implied permission from you doing so in the future.

I must also remind yourself that you are in public office to serve, you are not in public office to assume authority.

Yours sincerely,

P Newton

Dear Jim Yates,

Please facilitate an internal review as requested. This is long overdue.

Yours sincerely,

P Newton

Jim Yates, Halton Borough Council

I am out of the office until 18th Feb. For anything urgent please contact
Susan Blakemore  0151 511 7123 

 

Jim Yates, Halton Borough Council

Dear Mr Newton

The Council has confirmed the legal authority by which tolls are chargeable and can offer no further information in this regard. As such you may wish to seek you own independent legal advice on this matter.

With regard to the acquisition of personal data not provided directly by individual drivers such information can be acquired from DVLA registers under Regulation 27 of the Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) Regulation 2002.

Regards

Jim Yates
Chief Executive’s Office
Municipal Building
Kingsway
Widnes
WA8 7QF

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Dear Jim Yates,

There is a vast difference beteen legal and lawful. Halton Borough Council is a corporation, Company Check Number 5446527 and they are bound by the Companies Act 2006, which brings them under the Law Commission, the execution of Deeds and Documents by or on behalf of Bodies Corporate, Misrepresentation Act 1967, conflict of interest.

Upon conclusion, Halton Borough Council have no capacity and PCN’s are simply an offer to contract, nor are Halton Borough Council (Mersyflow) a trustor within a trust agreement or a creditor. PCN’s by virtue are not enforceable under common law, contract law and the Colonial Courts of Admiralty Act 1890 unless people freely enter into contract, the majority wouldn’t know this however because you don’t provide full disclosure.

Halton Borough Council also do not have the express permission to collect people’s data, store it and share it with third party interlopers.

Yours sincerely,

P Newton