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Assaults on Refuse Collectors

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In the last financial year 2014/15 how many incidents did your authority record where refuse collectors were assaulted by members of the public while carrying out council duties? Please give a brief description of the circumstances of the incident.

NOTE: By refuse collectors I mean all employees whose main duties are involved in the collection of rubbish (all types) from homes and businesses with your authority

Request Date01 June 2015
Requested byMedia
Released Date  

15 June 2015  


Two incidents recorded in 2014/15. Both verbal assaults against operatives.