HC Deb 11 March 1980 vol 980 c528W
Mr. Michael Brown

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what consultations he has had with those local authorities who have placed their refuse collection service with private companies.

Mr. Fox

The Department has been in touch with Maldon district council and Mid-Bedfordshire district council; officials have also consulted Rochford district council, which has declared its intention to contract out its refuse collection service.