Birmingham bin strike sees residential streets turn to RUBBISH mountain


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The Birmingham bin indispose has turned residential streets into a rubbish mountain

The three-month velitation between Birmingham City Council and the Unite union over redundancy designs has seen bin bags piling up on the pavement, with locals reporting infestations of rats and maggots. 

But the turning-point, fuelled by Unite leader – and Jeremy Corbyn ally – Len McCluskey exhibitions no sign of ending after members voted to extend the strike. 

Julian Knight, Tory MP for in the vicinity Solihull, said: “The fine city of Birmingham is being forced privately to the 1970s.” 

Community leader Javed Iqbal said: “It’s diabolical that the confederations allow these strikes to be extended. 

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Community leader Javed Iqbal

“They should be strike dismissal for more talks and getting the problem resolved. We are the ones suffering.” 

Community activist Desmond Jaddoo amplified: “We’ve got maggots, flies, massive rats. I saw one that I thought was a cat. 

“You can’t help yourself from lose ones lunch at the smell. It’s a major health hazard.” 

The row started after the council promulgated a services overhaul which will knock £5million off annual bring ins, but will shed 100 jobs. 

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On Sunday, 92.4 per cent of Mix union members voted for continued action

Unite began an approve strike of seven weeks in June, but the action was extended after peacefulness talks broke down. 

City council leader John Clancy resigned earlier this month one more time the feud. 

On Sunday, 92.4 per cent of Unite members voted for go oned action. 

The union is also seeking an injunction to block the redundancy arrangements at a High Court hearing in London this week. 

Mr Justice Fraser has been pay attention to from lawyers on both sides and is expected to give his verdict tomorrow morning. 

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