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Our online benefit claim and calculator will not be available between 7.00pm on Friday 21 January and 9.00pm on Saturday 22 January due to maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Health Secretary has set out the next steps in the fight against Coronavirus. See the press conference at Youtube: Coronavirus press conference (19 January 2022).

Abandoned vehicles


An abandoned vehicle is one which appears to have been left without an owner. It may not have been moved for a long time and it may be in poor condition, vandalised or in a dangerous position.

How do I check if a vehicle is taxed?

Tax discs are no longer needed. The vehicle tax could be up to date even if it doesn't display a tax disc or if it is displaying an out of date tax disc. Check whether the vehicle is taxed and has an up to date MOT (where applicable) using Gov.uk: check if a vehicle is taxed.

What if I have a vehicle I no longer require?

With the introduction of the End of Life Vehicle Directive, there is now a vehicle take back scheme. The Scrap my Car website can give you more information.

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