A father-of-one was hit with a £70 parking fine as he visited his dying wife in hospital – despite having a permit.
Brian Foote, 47, went to see Nahruma Ahmed, 46, after she collapsed while waiting for blood tests at Manchester Royal Infirmary on June 20.
Nahruma, who had leukaemia, passed away just eight days later on June 28, leaving the family devastated.
Brian began receiving letters from Parkingeye nine days after his wife’s death – saying he had been fined £35 for parking without permission.
Despite having a valid parking pass, Brian said Parkingeye continued to demand payment – and increased the fine to £70, later threatening to take him to court.
Brian Foote, 47, was hit with a £70 parking fine after visiting his wife Nahruma Ahmed (pictured together), 46, in hospital, despite having a valid parking pass
Brian, a litigation executive, said: ‘I feel completely corporately bullied. To treat me in such a way is despicable and terrible.
‘I’m not looking for sympathy…