Saturday, June 11, 2011

Another day, another promise

... bites the dust. The government is to abandon its plan to make councils restore weekly bin collections. It concedes that it would be too expensive and would reduce recycling. Ministers will announce instead support for weekly collections of food waste, with millions…

That from the paywall Times, and many others. Not quite the same league as the EU referendum, but typical of our political classes – who say one thing in opposition – or in this case, on assuming office - and do another when their armoured ministerial limousines have been delivered - without, of course, telling us the real reason.

And they wonder why so many of us have nothing but contempt for them? Or do they even give a damn?