John Petherick, who is a town and district councillor, received the ticket when he parked his car and trailer in the Polly Steps car park in Teignmouth.
Read more... https://www.dawlish-today.co.uk/news/victory-for-councillor-inbattle-over-parking-ticket-600967
Just proves what a useless bunch of councillors we have in Teignbridge .....unfortunately new blood not coming forward to challenge the status quo.
It seems from reading the article that it was/is officers (ie employees) of the council who were/are involved with this apparent intransigence.
As I read the story the only connection this story has with councillors is that is so happens that the appellant is one.