Another voice of reason

It’s taken a while, but as the Blair-Brown Empire crumbles, voices of common sense are slowly beginning to make themselves heard.

Targets and indicators

Traffic wardens, who are reluctant to reveal their identities for obvious reasons, have been blowing the whistle on ‘ticketing targets’ set by local councils. The wardens say they face disciplinary action or even the sack if they don’t hand out enough tickets during a shift. At one council, the target is apparently 15 tickets in a seven hour shift. Not …