AA delighted as Cowboy clampers finally given marching orders

James Batchelor

Wheel clamping on private land – 'legalised mugging' as the AA calls it – will be outlawed on October 1.

The AA' s president, Edmund King, who has campaigned for legislation to put a lid on the issue since the late '80s, has wasted no time dancing on the grave of the private clamping industry.