Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Our Socialist World: Children Banned from Blowing Up Balloons

Children in the United Kingdom are to be banned from taking part in traditional Christmas games, from blowing up balloons to blowing on party whistles, because of new European Union safety rules that have just entered into force. The EU toy safety directive, agreed and implemented by the U.K. Government, states that balloons must not be blown up by unsupervised children under the age of eight, in case they accidentally swallow them and choke. Despite having been popular favourites for generations of children, party games including whistles and magnetic fishing games are to be banned because their small parts or chemicals used in making...MORE BELOW

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