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Fly-tipping blight on River Wharfe – video

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 24 July, 2019

David Hopps checks how the scourge of fly-tipping is polluting the River Wharfe

A truckload of rubbish dumped in the River Wharfe, filmed by local angler and underwater film maker Mark Barrow.

This behaviour is unacceptable and undermines the beauty of our town as well as threatening the health of our rivers and wildlife.

But it’s a fact that Leeds Labour’s waste disposal charges have encouraged the proliferation of flytipping conmen. We will continue to oppose them.

The Government has announced an enquiry into council fly-tipping charges. That enquiry must be a real one.

And it can start with the Tory Government cuts to their grants to local councils which have contributed to bad decisions intended to raise revenue

Wetherby Lib Dems have reported this fly-tipping to Clean Leeds

Flytipping in the River Wharfe

A truckload of rubbish dumped in the River Wharfe, filmed by local angler and underwater film maker Mark Barrow. This behaviour is unacceptable but it's a fact that Leeds Labour's waste disposal charges have encouraged the proliferation of flytipping conmen. The Government enquiry into these charges must not be forgotten. Wetherby Lib Dems have reported to Clean Leeds

Posted by Elmet and Rothwell Liberal Democrats on Wednesday, 24 July 2019