The list of potential fines first revealed in the Ardossan Herald.
A story so astonishing many assumed it was an April Fool is breaking in Scotland after sleazy welfare-to-work parasites the Lennox Partnership were caught fining unemployed people for looking at their phones or having their hands in their pockets.
According to the local press, the Lennox Partnership are contracted to run training services for unemployed people by the SNP controlled North Ayrshire Council. This training involved participants being fined for often trivial reasons such as ‘tutting’, swearing or answering their phones. Whilst the lowest level of fine was just 10p, those on the course could be fined as much as £5 if their phone rang outside of designated break times. After all it’s not like people looking for a job might have a good reason to take a phone call in the middle of day.
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