LETTER: Good move or a '˜stealth tax'?

The round up of the courts (April 19) was entirely taken up by people who had been fined for dropping cigarette ends. Meanwhile, fly-tipping across Sussex is on the increase and dogs' mess, far more hazardous on our pavements than cigarette ends, is everywhere.

Thursday, 3rd May 2018, 2:11 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 3:33 am

Wouldn’t it be better to go after those who are really blighting our area?

Or am I missing the point and it’s all just another stealth tax to gather revenue for local councils and the CPS?

Presumably those wardens penalising people from dropping a single tiny piece of litter are on a healthy commission? Perhaps we should be told.

Giles Sharp

Park Lane

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