Local Government Association chairman David Sparks has hit out at the Government's drive for waste efficiency. "Hefty targets in efficiency create an obvious tension between pressures to deliver on quality and to save cash," he said.
The Local Government Association (LGA) has highlighted the cost of cleaning up fly-tipping, and said services dealing with fly-tips could be at risk unless council get enough money from central Government funds.
The proposed new formula for central Government funding of council services, including waste collection, will see more than £500m diverted away from London authorities, independent analysis shared with MRW’s sister title Local Government Chronicle (LGC) has found.
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