The Rt Hon Sir Oliver Heald QC MP visited National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) member, Letchworth Motor Auctions in Hertfordshire today, (Friday 11 May 2018).
Sir Oliver Heald, who is Member of Parliament for North East Hertfordshire, was on a site visit to gain a better understanding of how motor auctions are operated and see the employment and business opportunities available in the sector. It was also an opportunity for him to see the significance of the site to the local economy.
In addition, Louise Wallis, Head of NAMA, highlighted to Sir Oliver Heald a number of industry issues, including Brexit, diesel, mileage fraud and debit card charges which are costing the industry almost £1.8 million a year.
Louise Wallis commented, “The visit provided an opportunity for Sir Oliver Heald to find out more about the Letchworth Motor Auctions, and the importance of motor actions to the UK economy.”
NOTES TO EDITORS:
The Retail Motor Industry represents the interests of operators in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man providing sales and services to motorists and businesses. The RMI has a formal association with the independent Scottish Motor Trade Association which represents the retail motor industry in Scotland.