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Welsh Local Authorities struggling to punish fly-tipping offenders

After finding that only 69 prosecutions were made for fly-tipping in the whole of Wales in 2016-17, Janet Finch-Saunders AM, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Local Government, is calling on all Local Authorities to restrain from taking measures which could encourage this rubbish rash in our communiti

AM Urges Rethink on Monthly Bin Collections Proposal

Janet Finch-Saunders AM has issued a statement condemning the proposals by Conwy County Borough Council to introduce monthly bin collections across the whole county.

 

Janet said:

 

“I am urging all Councillors to vote against this preposterous idea.

 

Councillors urged to reject monthly bin collections

Conwy councillors have been urged to reject proposals to move to four weekly bin collection in the county borough.

 

The calls come as Conwy County Borough Council officers submitted a report to the local authority’s Oversight and Scrutiny Committee – Economy & Place.

Call for NHS treatment closer to home

The Assembly Member for Aberconwy, Janet Finch-Saunders AM, has called on the First Minister of Wales to review the procurement of NHS treatments, following the revelation that almost £255m is spent on treatment and services over the border each year.

 

Janet said:

 

Kingdom Complaints “real concern” says AM

153 complaints were received by Kingdom over just 7 months regarding FPNs issued to members of the public, including for dog fouling and Dog Control Orders, the Assembly Member for Aberconwy has found.

 

A Freedom of Information request by the Member revealed the figures.

Opposition to proposal to introduce 4-weekly bin collections

The Economy and Place Overview and Scrutiny Committee of Conwy County Borough Council are due to consider a report which proposed introducing 4-weekly bin collections across the Council going forward, on 20th November 2017. (Item 6a: