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Public Toilets Are An Equalities Issue. Why Don't We Care?

28 days ago   |   By Huffington Post

If parks and open spaces are beacons of nature's abundant beauty, their toilets are always an unworldly hideous mess. Blue-lit, mud-strewn and barely plumbed, they're a means to a very necessary ending. Most people prefer to use the loos at pubs or nearby cafes, with all their fancy mod-cons, like toilet paper, doors that lock and dry toilet seats. Indeed, some councils, such as my own, have long relied on private toilets to fill the u-bends in their own provision. During lockdown, though, cafes are closed, pubs are shuttered and public facilities have been entirely bolted shut, boarded up...
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