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Santa Bans Fat Children From Sitting On His Knees

by | 28th, November 2011

YOUR child is not allowed to sit on Father Christmas’ knee.

The Criminal Records Bureau has decreed:

“Under no circumstances must a volunteer who has not obtained a CRB disclosure … be left unsupervised with children.”

Russell Hobby, the general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers, tells the Telegraph :

“The climate we work in, and the risks of getting it wrong, mean many school leaders err on the side of caution. And if you are going to ‘err’ I think that’s the side most parents would prefer.”

A spokesman for the Department for Education adds:

“Santas in schools should be treated in the same way that other visitors to the school are managed. Our guidance recommends that for such visitors a member of staff is present.”

Given the girth of the average child, Santa must be relieved that his poor old knees are not going to be ground to a pulp by a platoon

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