The myth-busting about snow was going so well this year (government giving good advice, councils giving good advice, lawyers saying sensible things and media reporting the issue accurately), and then along comes the Belfast Telegraph’s Lindy McDowell:
Of course we should be able to sort it. But the authorities won’t take responsibility for gritting because they’re scared of being sued. And we can’t self-grit because, again, someone might sue us.
Capitalising on all this? The legal profession who just love a compensation case.