Row over green waste – Lib Dem MP seeks court order

Cllr. Bruce Hubbard with his petition against Labour's £46 Green Bin Tax on Sefton households.

Cllr. Bruce Hubbard with his petition against Labour’s £46 Green Bin Tax on Sefton households.

Birmingham Yardley Liberal Democrat MP John Hemming is seeking a court order to get Birmingham City Council to clear dumped green waste, following the introduction of a £35 garden waste collection charge in February. The Labour-run authority hopes the scheme will generate £2m of income.

Remember Labour-run Sefton’s presently ‘deferred’ charge for emptying the Borough’s green bins is set at £46 per bin

With thanks to the LGiU for this story.

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