This could be good news

This could be good news

This could be good news

First published in Opinion

YOU could never accuse communities secretary Eric Pickles of missing an opportunity to make headlines.

But his announcement that councils will be banned from using CCTV “spy cars” is not quite what it seems.

In fact, authorities will still be allowed to use their cars on “critical routes” such as bus lanes and around schools.

So this announcement may have the effect of focusing councils’ attention on the kind of dangerous behaviour at the school gates that the Daily Echo highlighted in our Parking Mad campaign several years ago. That would make the right kind of headlines.

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1:47pm Mon 23 Jun 14

contric says...

its about time councils made it easier for people going into town to park especially workers instead of thinking how much money we can screw out of them
its about time councils made it easier for people going into town to park especially workers instead of thinking how much money we can screw out of them contric
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12:01am Tue 24 Jun 14

s-pb2 says...

Obvious electioneernig when nothing much actually changes
Obvious electioneernig when nothing much actually changes s-pb2
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