VIDEO: Halifax parking blunder - reaction from motorists

Motorists today reacted to the news that parking orders in Halifax town centre have been illegal since 2008.

Parking meters in the streets affected have now been switched off so that they can no longer accept payments.

An out of use parking meter in Halifax town centre.

An out of use parking meter in Halifax town centre.

Officers estimate that up to £200,000 could be lost in revenue from parking machines, and a further £200,000 in refunds for illegally issued parking tickets.

It is estimated that more than 7,000 penalty charge notices (pcn) will be refunded to those who were fined on those streets.

Watch the video for reaction to the news.