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The local council is responsible for the drive at the back

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The local council is responsible for the drive at the back of the houses in our road. They cleaned it up of fly tippers rubbish and put a gate with a lock on it before I bought the property. The lock has gone missing and fly tipping has resumed. I have spoken to the Environmental agency, council's local MP. I have been promised a lock will be fitted, and the rubbish cleaned up. This has still not happened after 12 months or more of talking to them. Can I take them to court to enforce them to do it?
Many Thanks
Joe
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Michael Holly replied 1 year ago.

Dear *****

You cannot sue them as an individual.

Your best (and cheapest ) course of action is your local councillor (not council) , local MP and local freebie newspaper who tend to be desperate for local news stories.

Best regards

Michael

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
if I do not remove rubbish from land, I am responsible for I get fined. It is council land, so it is their responsibility. The local council can please their selves. . Where in the world can some one or governing body says I do not have to comply, but if you do not we will fine you?I now understand when people say the law is an assThank YouJoe