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28/01/2013

As more and more councils resort to on-the-spot fines to raise revenue, Wendy Hurrell asks if the public are being unfairly penalised. Iain Lee reveals why so much of London is ending up in private hands. And - comedian Roy Hudd celebrates the 75th anniversary of The Beano.

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29 minutes

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Mon 28 Jan 2013 19:30
BBC One London

Litter fines 'cash cow' for London councils

Litter fines 'cash cow' for London councils

Litter fines are being used as a cash cow by councils employing "private police forces", a BBC Inside Out investigation suggests.

 

The councils insist their only goal is to keep streets clean.

 

Read the full story on the BBC News website.

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Role Contributor
PresenterMatthew Wright
ReporterRoy Hudd

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