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Mayor says that 'pay-as-you throw schemes' will be a 'disaster'

Ken Livingstone has criticised the Local Government Association (LGA) plans to charge Londoners for waste collections. The Mayor said that the plans would be a disaster for London and would lead to a huge increase in fly-tipping. His claims come in the light of the LGAs proposals to introduce pay-as-you-throw schemes which include charging for the amount of waste sacks householders throw away. The LGA also proposes that council tax bills will be cut for those residents who throw away ...