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Evidence behind pay-as-you-throw policy questioned

More attacks on Government plans to trial pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) schemes came this week as a Minister requested evidence of policy development research.Minister Eric Pickles asked if the Government had considered the social impact of PAYT schemes and asked what research had been used. His questions followed press reports earlier this month that Prime Minister Gordon Brown planned to drop the controversial schemes to gain public favour. However, the Department ...