Eric Pickles backs council on new £80 fine for spitting

Adrian Holliday

Spit and you'll be fined £80. At least in the London borough of Enfield which adopts a new, no-spit rule from September. If you're caught and refuse to pay, you can be fined up to £5,000.

Backed by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles, what are the chances a no-spit rule being adopted nationwide? Even for joggers? %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%