Following news that communities minister Marcus Jones will double fines for dropping rubbish to £150, according to The Telegraph, the Clean for the Queen campaign is “calling on individuals, volunteer groups, local councils, businesses and schools to do their bit in tidying the streets”.
An official group cleaning weekend will take place from 4-6 March.
3. But people don’t seem best pleased about cleaning up for her majesty, as the hashtag #CleanForTheQueen would suggest.
5. Some felt the country might have more pressing priorities than de-littering the streets.
8. Others were more up for it… for a fee.
9. A lot of people just seemed to think it was a bit of a cheek, really.
12. Or at the very least, just a quite bad idea.
Gove and Johnson were among 70 MPs who joined the official launch of Clean for the Queen.