Litter Picker Wanted – Salary From £58,400PA

Lincolnshire County Council have clearly lost the plot. They identify an issue with litter at Huttoft Car Terrace and bizarrely introduce an overnight parking ban to deal with it.

Spirit Level Required

Of course no litter will be dropped in the 16 hours of daytime! No I don’t understand the logic either.

Up until Friday their failed solution of banning overnight parking to deal with the litter issue has cost tax payers over £100,000. But on Friday it got worse. They have employed two security officers to park on Huttoft Car Terrace for the night.

Lets Talk Numbers

I will be very conservative with my numbers.

2 security guards @ £10 per hour x 8 hours = £160 x 365 days a year = £58,000pa. Add to this the £100,000plus already wasted on this failed solution and we have a total of £158,400.

Litter Picker Required

Lincolnshire County Council obviously have £58,400pa to deal with the issue of litter and consider this a good use of resources. Could I suggest that those who would like to apply for the job of Huttoft Car Terrace Litter Picker contact Councillor Colin Davie with their CV

If you are successful in your application please do not forget my modest 10%!

Final Cost Of Failed Solution

We are now up to £158,400 wasted on Colins failed solution. How much more will one man be allowed to waste of Lincolnshire County Councils tax payers money?

Email to the Leader of Lincolnshire County Council

—– Original Message —–

Sent: Sunday, August 10, 2014 10:49 AM
Subject: £158,400 Wasted

Dear Councillor Hill,

Could I please refer you to

Could I politely suggest that you investigate this disgraceful waste of tax payers money on a failed solution to the issue of litter?

If you require any evidence to support that litter is the issue myself, Lincolnshire County Council legal department and the DCLG are all in a position to supply this.

Kindest Regards,

Andy Strangeway

“(Yorkshiremen are) richly endowed with that gritty determination, that wilful refusal to give up and that sheer bloody-mindedness that eventually prevails.” Sir Bernard Ingham

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