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Santa’s Little Elf And Safety

by | 30th, November 2007

santa-flash.jpg“BELT UP SANTA!”

For years, Britain has put up with an obese immigrant arriving on his animal-drawn cart and entering our properties in the dead of night.

But now we say enough. Mr Clause, aka, Father Christmas, aka St Nicholas, aka you Brian Blessed has breached one rule too many. If the border guards and customs and excise controllers can’t nab him, then health and safety will at least slow him down.

News in the Mail that Clause has been ordered to fit a seat belt to his sleigh. President of the Halesowen and Rowley Regis Rotary Club, one – hear ye! – Barry Wheeler, gets the news from the insurers.

In word that may be misconstrued as a threat, albeit an understandable one given the level of provocation, Mr Barry says: “He would be more likely to issue himself getting in and out of the sleigh than actually falling out of it.”

The Sun says this seatbelt comes at a cost of £200, representing a further drain on the British taxpayers’ resources…

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