York Residents Against Incineration

The Lib Dem group on North Yorkshire County Council has angrily criticised the Conservative Executive for blocking an investigation into the failure of the Waste and Minerals strategy.

The Executive withdrew the strategy after a government inspector told them it had major flaws. The Lib Dem group brought a motion calling for full scrutiny of the process, but the Conservatives and Labour voted this down.

Millions of pounds have been wasted on work that will now have to be redone.

Lib Dem Councillor Richard Hall said “I am appalled that this Tory-controlled administration does not have the guts to agree to a scrutiny of what went wrong, why it went wrong, where we go from here and the potential waste of taxpayers’ money.”

Read the article on the North Yorkshire Liberal Democrats website.

The City of York Liberal Democrats have not commented on the matter.

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