By Dean Herbert

MILLIONS of pounds of taxpayers’ money has been spent on sending council snoopers into people’s homes to hector motorists into giving up their cars.

Under the Scottish Government’s latest initiative to drive cars off the road, tens of thousands have been lectured on their own doorsteps about public transport and climate change.

Four local authorities, Dundee, Dumfries and Galloway, East Renfrewshire, and Falkirk, have lavished £10million on a string of “insulting” green projects, which included sending officials on door-to-door visits.

In Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, more than £300,000 went on six “personal travel advisers” visiting 5,000 homes advising residents on how to become greener.

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