Hull is clearly a veritiable paradise on earth. There are no problems still remaining from the floods, poverty has been abolished, there are no children needing council care, the libraries are fully stocked, the schools paragons of perfection.
She said: "I had just picked up Chloe from nursery. We were both hungry so I got us a sausage roll to share. I had a bite and then bent down to give a bit to Chloe who was on her bike.
“A tiny bit missed her mouth and fell on the floor and seconds later some pigeons flew down and grabbed it. I crossed the road and was approached by two men – at first I thought they were canvassers as they were dressed in tracksuit bottoms.
“But one came up to me, said he was from the council and said I was going to be fined for dropping litter.”
She added: “I felt really small and humiliated. I was treated like I was a criminal. Where is the common sense? It was a small, bite-sized piece – just big enough for her mouth.
“I went back to take a picture of the \’litter’, but it had been gobbled by pigeons. There was no litter there at all.”
Hull City Council confirmed a fixed penalty ticket had been issued by a member of its Environment Crime Unit.
Well, it must be, musn\’t it? They wouldn\’t employ people to issue such fines if it weren\’t would they?They\’d be off doing those more important things.