New TCs appointed by transport secretary

Chris Tindall
April 2, 2023

The acting traffic commissioner for the West Midlands Traffic Area, Miles Dorrington, has been appointed as the permanent replacement for predecessor Nick Denton. The senior TC Richard Turfitt said of his appointment: “I am delighted that Miles has been appointed as a permanent member to the traffic commissioner team. He brings with him significant experience of this jurisdiction from many years as a deputy TC and as a tribunal judge in other jurisdictions.”

In addition, the transport secretary Mark Harper also appointed two new deputy TCs to support the work of the TCs. Catherine Moxon will be deployed as deputy TC in the north of England and Dr Paul Stookes has been appointed deputy TC in the South-east Traffic Area. Moxon is a barrister with experience in both criminal and civil practice. She now specialises in regulatory law. She sits in the medical practitioners tribunal service and chairs the school admission and school exclusion panels. Stookes is a solicitor-advocate with over 25 years’ experience in public, civil and criminal law. He works as a law and policy advisor to the UK Environmental Law Association and is a lead assessor for the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment full membership programme.

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Chris Tindall

Chris Tindall started writing for the haulage and logistics industry in 2002 and has covered a broad range of significant issues, including GPS jamming by criminals, platooning and Brexit.

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