Flip-flop scheme has MLA Wells in a flap



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An initiative which sees police officers hand out flip-flops to women struggling in stilettoes on their way home late at night “does not really deal with the root cause of the problem”, according to a DUP MLA.

Jim Wells was speaking after it was revealed this week that the PSNI in Co Down recently gave out free flip-flops to revellers after their nights out.

Their actions came to light when a woman uploaded a picture of her newly-acquired flats on Facebook.


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