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National Litter strategy: report published. Increased penalties proposed.

2013 July 5
by Mary Munro

Scotlands Litter ProblemUpdate

“Increased fines for littering proposed” Courier
“Cost of Scotland’s litter problem revealed as £53m” Scotsman
“Plans for ‘tougher’ litter fines” BBC
“Scotland spending £100m a year to clear litter” Herald

Following posted on 21.3.13

“Fines for dropping litter may be increased in bid to clean up Scotland before Commonwealth Games” Daily Record
“Fines for littering and flytipping could be increased from £50” STV
“Crackdown on litter ahead of country’s showcase year” Herald

Press release

“Tackling the £78 million litter blight” Scot.Gov. (July 2013)
“Towards a litter free Scotland” Scot.Gov. (March 2013)
“Litter summit held in Edinburgh” COSLA (March 2013)

See also

Scotland’s Litter Problem – Report (July 2013)

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