Action on litter

Wallasey & Moreton

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In 2013, the Town Hall reduced many street cleaning schedules to every three months. As a result, reports of litter ‘hot spots’, roadside dumping and fly tipping increased. Now, after complaints from residents, the Town Hall has reversed the cut and more than £500,000 will be spent to tackle the problem, but will our area benefit?

Labour’s plan is to spend the extra £500,000 mainly in areas of alleyways and entries – most of which are in Birkenhead.

Here in Wallasey and Moreton continue, it is unlikely that we will see much difference from the extra cash.

Our Plan for Wallasey and Moreton would provide an extra £200,000 to ensure no part of Wirral is left behind when tackling litter.

Meanwhile, a Freedom of Information request by Ian Lewis revealed that more action is taking place in Birkenhead to hit those people who drop litter: 1,390 people were hit with the…

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