Susan Aitken has retaliated by claiming that Glasgow is “dirty” because she defended her administration’s clean record.
Of Council The leader insisted that despite repeated criticism of the condition of the streets, the city only needed “spurs up like we get out of the quaid.”
In recent weeks, union owners have called the cleanup in Glasgow a “crisis” while opposition politicians have accused the SNP woman of being “out of touch”.
“I’m not sure the roads are dirty,” Keller Aitken said in an interview. STV. “I think there are patches that are troubling, I think there are patches that need to be targeted, but the issues I’m looking at are with commercial waste, most of which are not the responsibility of the council. ۔
“But we need to invest in implementation to target it.”
Asked directly if she agrees that the roads are “dirty”, she replied: “I don’t think there is dirt everywhere in the city.
“We have to do something to make Glasgow look its best in some quarters.”
He added: “I think Glasgow needs a spurs up when we get out of Cowade.”
Cllr Aitken’s comments come as we share footage of a large pack of rats passing through Alexandra Park in Denston.
Last week, the GMB Union launched a ‘rat register’ in Glasgow to monitor insect sightings.
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