No Waste Collections; No Accountability; No Transparency

Appalling scenes at our Birmingham City Council Full Council meeting this evening where the Birmingham Labour Group repeatedly blocked efforts by the Liberal Democrats and the Conservative Group to discuss the Lib Dem’s motion calling ‘No Confidence’ in the city’s waste service.

Council Tax Refunds for Missed Waste Collections- Rejected twice by Labour

Two sets of bin strikes paralysed the city from 2017 ending only in March this year. Do you remember the inconvenience and mess for this basic service? Not only did they cause misery for thousands of residents with some not having any collections for 10 consecutive weeks, but they cost the city a over aContinue reading “Council Tax Refunds for Missed Waste Collections- Rejected twice by Labour”

Council Tax Refund- Council Decision 4 – 4 Against

The petition calling for a proportional refund to Birmingham City residents’ council tax for over 3 months of waste collections strikes gathered over 14,400 signatories triggering a decision by the Scrutiny Committee. I was proud to commit on behalf of so many my argument why residents are entitled to a refund. Residents have received inContinue reading “Council Tax Refund- Council Decision 4 – 4 Against”

Wheelie informative!

At the New Hall AGM in Walmley Community Hall, local officials in charge of the rollout scheme bravely fought off the fears, concerns, questions, frustrations and at times anger of local residents. How can a second floor maisonette flat be suitable for two wheelie bins? Where can I possibly store them? how do we getContinue reading “Wheelie informative!”

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