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Disposal test case could "cripple" councils says campaigner

A test case on the charging of waste disposal services could cripple local authorities according to a campaigner tackling the issue. Those involved are waiting for the outcome of an Audit Commission investigation to assess whether legal cases for compensation can be brought against local authorities across the UK. Councils, some of which are accused of wrongly charging schools, hospitals and charities for waste disposal will soon receive a letter from the Government clarifying the situation ...