This is why this practice is immensely hazardous and extremely dangerous.' The vagus nerve plays a major role in the human nervous system, travelling from the brain-stem to all the major organs.
Pressure on it can slow down the heart-beat and even stop it completely.
In the last three years the capital's fire crews have been called out to 18 incidents involving children with their heads stuck in potties or toilet seats; five incidents involving people's hands being stuck in shredders; four incidents where people had their hands stuck in blenders; and 17 incidents involving children with their fingers stuck in toys.
People getting into a jam with rings, bracelets and watches are a common occurrence, while firefighters are also regularly called to assist people and children with their fingers trapped in electrical items like washing machines, sewing machines and heaters.
However, there is a broad sweep of exceptions including threatening or abusive words or behaviour intending or likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress or cause a breach of the peace (which has been used to prohibit racist speech targeted at individuals), The Ministry of Information was created during the First World War and then reformed for the Second World War for propaganda purposes.
Each incident costs taxpayers at least £290, meaning they have cost at least £377,000.
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