ALEX EASTON MLA EXPRESSES ALARM AT COUNCILS DECISION TO STOP SMALL BUSINESS USING RECYCLE CENTRES

Alex Easton MLA has today expressed alarm as Ards and North Down Councils decision to stop small businesses using the Recycle Centres.

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 

“I am deeply alarmed at the decision by Council to stop small businesses from using the Recycle Centres, while I understand this is a decision to save money what I find disturbing is that the Council have not consulted with the small business owners on this issue, they have not looked at alternatives that may be a solution, and they have not given an explanation as to what will happen to those small businesses who have paid to use the facility for a year in advance.”

“I thought that this council wanted to recycle and encourage people to do so, yet here we have a decision that will affect small businesses, without consultation and alternatives. I am today calling on the Council to suspend their decision for a consultation process to take place, and for alternatives to be looked at.”

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