Litter fines

Highways England : Our customers think we are doing a reasonable job with litter

On March 29, 2018, in Highways England, Litter fines, Local Authorities, Parliament, by PeterSilverman
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I attended a meeting of the Keep Britain Tidy All Party Parliamentary Group last night. There were approximately 40 people in attendance. in addition to the Chairman Jim Fitzpatrick I was told 3 other MPS  sat in for some of the meeting. The rest were people from Local Authorities and KBT. Highways England Network The […]

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88.7% support use of private litter wardens in Hull

On December 7, 2017, in Litter fines, Local Authorities, by PeterSilverman
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See article in Hull Daily Mail

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Response to Daily Telegraph attack on the “litter police”

On November 24, 2017, in Fixed Penalty Notices, Litter fines, by PeterSilverman
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A letter in defence of the use of by councils private contractors to hand out on-the-spot fines for littering

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Rise of the litter police – Daily Telegraph 18th Nov 2017

On November 21, 2017, in Fixed Penalty Notices, Fly-tipping, Legislation, Litter fines, by PeterSilverman
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Rise of the litter police: council areas where you are 20 times more likely to be fined By Hayley Dixon, SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT and Patrick Scott , DATA JOURNALIST 17 NOVEMBER 2017 • 9:30PM The use of “litter police” is on the rise as councils which “incentivise” private companies to hand out fines see members of […]

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Littering from vehicles – Civil Law Penalty Charge Notices

On September 25, 2017, in DEFRA, Fixed Penalty Notices, Legislation, Litter fines, Litter Strategy, by PeterSilverman
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Only one of the 33 London Boroughs seems to be making use of Penalty Charge Notices for littering from vehicles

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Conservative Manifesto 2017 – shock announcement on litter

On May 22, 2017, in Legislation, Litter fines, Parliament, by PeterSilverman
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Councils (but not Highways England?) to be forced to remove roadside litter and prosecute offenders

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PCNs – Litter from vehicles – S61 of London Local Authorities Acts 2007

On March 9, 2017, in Fixed Penalty Notices, Legislation, Litter fines, by PeterSilverman
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Please refer to Penalty Notices for littering (including from vehicles) Wandsworth Borough Council had issued the following number of notices for this offence: 2013/14  –  78 (4 were appealed) 2014/15  –  64  (2 appeals) 2015/16  – 19  (0 appeals) 2016/17  – 51 (0 appeals) Source: info  enquiry 19th June 2015 and info enquiry 9th March 2017 The appeals […]

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Citizens back litter fines in Worcester

On December 5, 2016, in Litter fines, by PeterSilverman
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Article in Worcester News

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Highways England new Ops Director urged to prosecute under EPA S34

On November 10, 2016, in Environment Agency, Highways Agency, Highways England, Legislation, Litter fines, by PeterSilverman
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Highways England can prosecute waste transporters who allow refuse to escape onto the highway

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