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Action to beat fly-tipping must match best performing councils, says minister as new figures released

Waste minister Joan Ruddock called on councils to emulate the best performing authorities in tackling fly-tipping, as the Government released Flycapture figures today. Results from the national fly-tipping database, for April 2006 to March 2007, covering 354 English authorities, showed increases in incident reporting and that more action has been taken to tackle them. However, Ruddock said that while this demonstrated increased vigilance, this was only the first stage in tackling the ...