Allotment holders’ anger at ‘pointless council exercise’ to make them use photo ID

George Forbes on his allotment

George Forbes on his allotment

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ALLOTMENT holders in the town must now have photograph identification under a new rule enforced by the local authority.

Notices have been put up around allotment sites across the town stating that all holders must have photograph identification, a rule enforced from yesterday.

Kevin Moore on his allotment
Kevin Moore on his allotment

Allotment holders told the Mail the move is a “pointless council exercise”, with many saying they have been allotment holders for more than 30 years and never needed photo identification.

 

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