HC Deb 22 February 1966 vol 725 cc55-6W
Mr. Biggs-Davison

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what representations have been received from local authorities and their associations for increased penalties for litter offences; and what replies he has sent.

Mr. MacColl

My right hon. Friend has recently received representations from the Greater London Council and the local authority associations that the maximum fine of £10 under the Litter Act, 1958, is too low, particularly for large-scale dumping. He has undertaken to consider their suggestions and he is now doing so.