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Cash strapped councils could deprioritise recycling services

Concerns about local authority funding for recycling services have been raised in parliament as the 2010/11 local government finance settlement was discussed this week.During a debate MP David Curry said the costs of subsidised transport for elderly people would put pressure on councils to recoup the money from others services.Some councils face costs of literally millions of pounds this financial year, and more in the next financial year, over and above the ...