According to an independent report by the respected BBC, Labour-run Tameside Council took the dubious honour of coming ninth out of 336 local authorities across the UK for the highest number of complaints for missed bin collections. Figures show that nearly 1 in 4 Tameside residents made a complaint to Tameside Council about missed bin collections, with 241 complaints received for every 1,000 households.
Cllr Phil Chadwick, Conservative councillor for Hyde Werneth and shadow spokesman for Operations and Neighborhoods said, “Yet again Tameside Labour tops the tables for something negative. They've been in control of Tameside for 40 years and are still failing to get the basics right. We are paying more for services, yet getting less in return as illustrated by this gross mismanagement of a frontline service.
“Tameside Labour want to build thousands more houses locally, meaning there will be even more bins to collect. Just how do they expect to cope when they are struggling to deliver for residents already?”
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