I'm following you -
From the Integrity to the VPC. And yes, I called the ED office and was told exactly the same thing.
I did 1000 miles in Europe and had no problems. I don't know what to make of an 'update'.
We need to find out what SIBs were issued for Mar 08 cars. How to do that?
(What was your plate #? I had 1953 M.)