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Council volunteers could become vigilantes, warns Taxpayers Alliance

Concerns that council volunteers watching out for litter and graffiti could become overzealous informers have been voiced by the Taxpayers Alliance.The organisations policy analyst Matthew Sinclair said: Theres a fear that the [role of volunteers] could become an imposition on peoples privacy.He said that rules and fines against people who make honest mistakes such as leaving their bin lids open, taking rubbish out the night before it is collected or putting ...