Thousands demand council tax refund over Birmingham bin strike
More than 2,500 people have so far signed a petition calling for a partial council tax refund after being left without refuse and recycling collections for weeks on end.
Conservative councillor councillor Alex Yip launched the petition saying that the Labour-run council has failed to deliver a basic service and residents should be refunded ‘a proportion of their council tax for each missed collection’ since the strike began in June.
Cllr Yip (Sutton New Hall) said councillors of all political parties have been inundated with complaints from residents fed-up of seeing piles of festering... read more
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