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Bromley Council has voted to axe its school crossing patrols as part of its cuts for 2012/13.
Funding for 10 lollipop patrols in Dorset were withdrawn at the end of July 2011. Dorset County Council agreed to cut 65 crossing patrol sites by December 2011. This move resulted in 85 lollipop men and women losing their jobs
Lambeth is axing its provision of Lollipop men and women throughout the borough. There were almost 1,200 accidents in the Lambeth last year, the third-highest rate in the capital. No other London borough considers it an option
The number of lollipop patrols at Manchester schools is likely to be cut as Manchester City Council reviews funding for school crossing patrols in an attempt to save £626k in 2012/13. In addition, the council will review the provision of road safety education in order to save £132k in 2011/12.