Record of failure on litter crackdown
I am pleased to see that Ashford Borough Council (ABC) is introducing wardens to crack down on the morons who find it impossible to use litter bins or refuse to take their rubbish home.
This service is being provided by a private company under a profit sharing scheme with ABC.
Council leader, Gerry Clarkson boldly states that he is resolved to prosecute those who flout the rules in this latest crackdown. Stirring words indeed but hang on, what about the previous three and a half years when not one prosecution took place? That is an appalling record of failure which is now only being corrected by the use of the private sector.
Meanwhile the persecution of the