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Landfill tax to increase by £8 each year

Chancellor Gordon Brown has announced that landfill tax will rise by £8 each year until at least 2010-2011. Among a raft of environmental measures, the Chancellor said he would increase landfill tax by this new rate from April 1 2008. He said in the Budget: To encourage recycling, I will increase landfill tax by £8 each year up to 2011 from next April. At present, landfill tax is set at £21 and will continue to rise by £3 to £24 from April ...