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Tories charge children to play

Issue No. 2252

Not content with slashing services and jobs, Tory-run Wandsworth Council has decided to charge children to use a local playground.

Parents will have to cough up £2.50 if their child wants to play at the Battersea Park Adventure Playground.

One parent summed up the anger—“It feels like they are targeting people on low incomes.”

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Tue 17 May 2011, 18:18 BST
Issue No. 2252
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