Yet the more profound questions are this: What possesses people to flytip in the first place when each area is served by council-run refuse tips – and what on earth motivates them to do so at supposedly sacred places of solitude?
Understandably, there will be much debate about whether CCTV cameras should be installed at cemeteries – precisely the scenario envisaged by George Orwell in his landmark book 1984 when he raised the notion, then unthinkable and just as uncomfortable now, of cameras in trees.
However the issue at hand is not state surveillance but, the low-life who think such criminality is tolerable in a civilised society. It is not. Yet they will persist unless more robust deterrents are in place. Suggestions please.
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