"Perhaps as a first step Southwark Council could put out similar information about the legal situation in this borough. "
Actually they DO but you seem to have misplaced your copy ... no problem.
faraday wrote:"Clearly they can't impose this sanction on non-council tenants"
Wrong - leaseholders can lose their leasehold and visitors can be fined for littering etc.
Quote:Quite - so why all your emphasis on the particular situation of council tenants/leasholders, when the case under discussion seems to relate to behaviour taking place NOT on a council estate?... and visitors can be fined for littering etc.
Its worse for tenants and leaseholders because their home is at risk due to breach of contract if they feed pigeons on the estate. Away from their estate they simply get fined as anyone littering our streets would.
faraday wrote:When you see people throwing litter in the street John, do you speak out, or simply turn a blind eye?
Quote:You don't seem keen on pigeon feeding activity being stopped.
Why is that?
Jules62 wrote:All I know, is that people get stopped and fined for dropping a cigarette butt or a sweets wrapper, so why not also fine those who dump bread or birdseed on the pavement? ...
Jules62 wrote:All I know, is that people get stopped and fined for dropping a cigarette butt or a sweets wrapper, so why not also fine those who dump bread or birdseed on the pavement?
It doesn't matter if the bread was dumped in order to feed birds: it is littering plain and simple, the residential status of the offender (LBS tenant or leaseholder, private tenant, etc) is of no consequence.
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