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Fly tippers will now face arrest

Police are to be given the power to arrest suspected fly-tippers in a Government move that will stun and delight many politicians and key recycling industry figures. Pressure had been growing on the Government with MPs, council officers and waste firm representatives pushing for the change. The Conservatives asked Parliament this week to add a clause to the Clean Neighbourhoods Bill that would make fly-tipping an arrestable offence. But Minister of State for Local ...