Waltham Forest councillor Clyde Loakes
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Spitting and urinating fines set by Waltham Forest Council

15 February 2013 Last updated at 12:10 GMT

A London council is introducing £80 on-the-spot fines for anyone caught spitting or urinating in public, but not everyone likes the idea or the level of punishment.

David Thompson went to Walthamstow to ask if the new fines leave a bad taste in the mouth, where Waltham Forest Council deputy leader Clyde Loakes told him "gobbing in public is disgusting".


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