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LGA hits out at leaked proposals for blanket waste charging - COMMENT UPDATE

Council leaders are against proposals outlined in a leaked Number 10 dossier for a blanket pay-as-you-throw system for charging residents for the disposal of their household waste. The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents more than 400 councils in England and Wales, said councils should be able to choose whether to implement such a scheme, not have it imposed on them. LGA chairman Sandy Bruce-Lockhart said: The proposed blanket introduction ...