Lollipop workers axed to save £200k

AOL Money Staff
Lollipop lady
Lollipop lady

A local authority has decided to end school crossing patrols, threatening the jobs of lollipop ladies and men, in a move it said will save £200,000 a year.

Tory-controlled Wandsworth council in west London said virtually all young children were now taken to school by their parents.