The Telegraph report:

One in seven public toilets has closed in the last three years as councils attempt to cut costs, according to new figures.

In 11 council areas, including some large cities, there are no public toilet facilities available anywhere.

Campaigners for the elderly said that pensioners who fear being “caught short” would be likely to suffer from the cuts, with many choosing to stay at home rather than risk trips out.

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