Nov 202009
 November 20, 2009  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

David Baker reports:

The mastermind behind the ‘neighbourhood champions’ scheme has defended the idea – after it was given the stamp of approval at a cabinet meeting last week.

At the meeting on Thursday, last week, Councillor Susan Hall dismissed claims the proposal was akin to spying and insisted the idea would be a success.

When the programme, which will see 2,000 residents trained and vetted to report anti-social behaviour, was first announced, it was met with some disapproval.

Read more in the Harrow Observer.

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