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Defra considers calls for more JWA flexibility

Calls for more flexibility and autonomy in the way joint waste authorities (JWAs) are run are being considered by the Government.Responses to a JWA consultation revealed that most respondents wanted more flexibility in deciding voting arrangements. This is in line with normal practice for local authorities. In response the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) agreed that, in the final guidance, authorities in a JWA would be able to decide their own ...