City tries to ban drinkers from standing at the bar

From the bulging Nanny State files courtesy of The Times…

“Backed by the local NHS primary care trust, Preston police want a “no standing” drinking rule imposed on the city by the autumn; they want customers to be served only if they have a seat…

Publicans have dismissed the scheme as impractical. Ryan Wood, manager of Yates’s pub, said: “They have completely missed the point. If anything it is going to cause more friction because people are not going to like being told to sit down every five minutes. It’s almost impossible to enforce.”

There is only one incontrovertible advantage to addling the brain with alcohol while seated. It’s less far to fall.”

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