When I eventually ended up at Sheffield Magistrates they asked if I had redirect on my mail - I didn't, owing to the fact that my bills/bank statements etc are all email based. They said that I should have put things in place to ensure that my mail was redirected to my new address and applied 6 points (rather than the standard 3). This pushed me to 12 points rather than the anticipated 9, which wouldn't have resulted in a ban.
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