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LGA criticises landfill tax increase

The Local Government Association (LGA) has expressed its shock at the increase in landfill tax announced by Chancellor Gordon Brown in the Budget. From April 1 2008 until 2010-11, landfill tax will escalate each year by £8 per tonne instead of the current £3 per tonne. The increase from April 1 2007 by £3 to £24 per tonne will be the last using the current escalator. (click here ...