Shout out to Tower Hamlets Council in London, which sent not one or even two but FOUR “enforcement officers” to shut down a 5 year olds lemonade stand.

They slapped her and her father with a 150 pound fine for trading without a permit. The girl burst into tears and her father packed up the stand and went home.

“We are very sorry that this has happened” a spokesperson for Tower Hamlets Council told media.

“We expect our enforcement officers to show common sense, and to use their powers sensibly. This clearly did not happen.”

Too right.

Sky News has the full story: http://news.sky.com/story/girl-5-fined-150-by-tower-hamlets-council-for-running-lemonade-stand-10956138

 

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