Tag: Responsibility

But They Should Be Easy To Trace!

RSPCA Inspector Steven Craddock said: “We believe they were dumped around teatime on April 22. “If anyone saw a vehicle or horse box in that lane around that time and took a note of the registration number we would like…

The Tyranny Of The Majority?

Residents have accused the city council of “insensitivity” – by allowing dogs or cats to be kept in their supported block of flats. Errr…. Usually, it’s seen as ‘insensitive’ not to allow them to keep a pet, isn’t it? Gilton…

This Is What Insurance Is For!

A man who has had five dogs stolen in just over a year has called for council dog warden procedures to be overhauled. Steve Jones from Compton, Berkshire, said he was charged hundreds of pounds after some of his dogs…

Rules Is Rules, Know What I Mean?

School uniform regulations are always good for a post or two, and often get a good old ding-dong going in the comments between the ‘cherish your individuality!’ crown and the ‘we need standards!’ crowd. Personally, I favour the latter. But…

I’m Pretty Sure It Serves The Same Function…

The usual whining in the ‘Guardian’ about Muslims being ‘disadvantaged’ in the workplace throws up this rather odd little gem: Others encounter difficulties within the workplace itself, where requests for minor adaptations are met with resistance. Reema, a 34-year-old obstetrician,…

Libraries: Suddenly, Icons Of The Left?

Lynsey Hanley (again) missing the point: When Zadie Smith defends public libraries, you know that it’s not because it is fashionable to do so: it’s because, in her estimation, she owes her life to them. Really? According to popular music,…