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09:06 UK time, Tuesday, 13 April 2010

"The parent is usually best placed to decide the most appropriate course of action" - letter from Manchester City Council to the parents of a 29-year-old man stopped for skateboarding in the city centre.

Council chiefs wrote to Tony Da Silva's parents asking them to talk to him about his "antisocial behaviour". "I laughed when I read it, but I was also quite annoyed," said Mr Da Silva, who has not lived at home for years. Manchester City Council said it made an "administrative error".
More details (the Express)

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