always seems to be either top or bottom of some league table or other. This time
they are featured on the BBC’s website for not doing anything about dog mess.
This is another case of cancelled contracts just like Ward Security and the cancellation of park patrols but on a smaller scale. My recollection is that the dog patrol was costing £15,000 a year and caught no more than a handful of people each year. It is debatable whether the correct solution was to cancel the contract or enforce the laws more vigorously.
Councillor Gareth Bacon, the highest paid councillor in London, made both decisions.
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