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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:01 pm on 9th February 2012.

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Photo of George Young George Young The Leader of the House of Commons 12:01 pm, 9th February 2012

For reasons that my hon. Friend will understand, I cannot comment on the specific instance to which he refers, but he will know that under the Localism Act 2011 local authorities have a duty to co-operate with one another to co-ordinate the effective handling of waste to meet their communities’ needs. I hope that the provisions of that Act will give him some comfort.