New powers for Council dealing with fly-tipping and litter
Hammersmith and Fulham’s streets are set to be cleaner thanks to a Government move, supported by local Labour MP Iain Coleman. The New Environmental Bill will allow the council to remove abandoned cars from the streets immediately and new give powers to deal with fly-tipping, fly-posting and litter.
- New powers to remove abandoned cars from the streets immediately before they can become eyesores which attract criminal behaviour;
- New measures to help local authorities deal with noise from burglar alarms and pubs.”
The Council’s Deputy for Environment Mike Cartwright said: “Improving the cleanliness and safety of our streets is the number one priority for me. I’m confident that with the support of our local MP we can make a real difference”.
February 6, 2005