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Call for single waste authority fails to find support from MPs

A bid to set up a single waste authority (SWA) in London has failed to gain the support of MPs. Clauses on waste within the Greater London Authority (GLA) Bill were debated by the committee in Parliament this week, where Labour MP Karen Buck put forward the case for a SWA. London needs strong, effective leadership on waste management. That requires not only a clear distinction, but powers and funding to deliver it. Transport for London has demonstrated ...