Essentially, parents have been barred from public playgrounds in parks. Instead, they are forced to wait outside the railings whilst council-employed "play facilitators" assist the children.
The council claim it is due to Ofsted regulations, although Ofsted have stated "only people working with children needed to be checked, not all adults on the premises. It added: 'We would never seek to prevent parents and carers having access to their own children.'"
The most pernicious quote is from the Mayor of Watford, the LibDem Dorothy Thornhill:'Sadly, in today's climate, you can't have adults walking around unchecked in a children's playground.'
Seriously, Thornhill, what the fucking fuck are you on about?
You can't have adults walking around unchecked in a playground?
Why is that?
You can't have adults walking around unchecked in a public space that they pay for out of their taxes? Or you can't have adults walking around unchecked in a playground because most or all of them are child molestors?
Neither one really makes any fucking sense to me.
What is "today's climate" on planet SocDem anyway? Because the rest of us, well, we live here on planet Earth.
You complete fucking moronic spaztard.