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Holding her five-month-old daughter Ciara, an emotional Mrs Egan said, 'They've taken away my little boy from me and all they've got is a few thousand pounds fine and a slap on the wrist and they've all got to keep their jobs.
Gordon Egan, whose fivemonth-old son Thomas died at Jigsaw nursery in Milton Keynes after being fed dairy products despite being told he was allergic to milk, said: 'It's just a slap on the wrist.
Princess Diana and Prince William have been given a severe slap on the wrist by police after a shooting incident at their hideaway French villa.
Moreover, the Appellate Term's analysis puts some teeth into an owner's remedy which has, all too often, been reduced to nothing more than a slap on the wrist.
It's like a slap on the wrist which is deplorable given that the lives of innocent people have been forever altered.
JEFF BURTON, Stockton | | | THERE isn't a day goes by when we don't read an article in the Gazette or national newspapers about crimes being committed and the low-lifes have got off with it or been given a slap on the wrist with a community sentence.
LUCKY LADY: Baroness Scotland was given a slap on the wrist
The perpetrators are vandals and when caught they shouldn't just get a slap on the wrist but feel the full force of the law.
On the off chance they're caught, they're let off with a slap on the wrist - few, if any, are even prosecuted.