The UK Government will continue to standing up for hard working people who deserve a decent bin service, the Communities Secretary has said, as plans to bring back weekly bin collections have emerged. Eric Pickles told The Sunday Telegraph:
One option being considered by the Conservatives is the introduction of a minimum service standard, which would reinstate the previous legal requirement for councils to collect rubbish weekly.
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