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More rules won't stop thefts, says BMRA

More regulation is not the answer to metal thefts, according to the British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA). Increasing metal thefts have grabbed headlines and brought some calls for tighter controls on scrap metal to prevent the growing trade. But BMRA director general Lindsay Millington said: Thefts are a serious problem for us as an industry.Metal recycling is already one of the UKs most heavily regulated sectors and further legislation would only serve to encourage ...