Parents Banned from Playgrounds

The Watford Borough Council has voted that parents cannot play with their own children in local playgrounds because they haven't had a criminal background check.
October 29, 2009, 8am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Playgrounds will be watched over by approved "play rangers" who will be the only adults allowed on the grounds.

"The Watford Borough Council policy has been attacked as insulting and a disgrace by furious relatives who say they are being labelled as potential paedophiles.

It will further fuel concerns over a growing nanny state amid the deepening row over the Government's new national anti-paedophile database."

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Published on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 in The Telegraph U.K.
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