Posted by Neil Hague - memes and headline comments by David Icke Posted on 30 January 2023

Green council’s new electric rubbish trucks leave bins overflowing

Large amounts of dog waste have been dumped on Hollingbury Golf Club in Brighton – close to an Iron Age hillfort – after Brighton & Hove City council relocated a nearby bin because its new multi-million pound fleet is “not designed for off-road driving”.

According to an email to residents from a council employee, the contents would also have been too heavy for bin men to carry back to the road without risking “musculo-skeletal injuries”.

In May, a council committee agreed to spend up to £2.5m a year on low-emission refuse vehicles until 2030, when it plans to end its reliance on petrol and diesel.

It decided to buy four electric bin lorries – valued at £580,000 each – the same month, with one councillor hailing the move as an “investment in the long-term both environmentally and financially”.

John O’Connell, head of the Taxpayers’ Alliance, said: “This has all the hallmarks of a council binge that fails to deliver results for taxpayers.

“While residents have been scrimping and saving, local bureaucrats have been asleep at the wheel. Brighton & Hove council needs to urgently get control of this project and ensure it doesn’t turn into yet another white elephant.”

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