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Fly-tipping - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:32 am on 31st January 2019.

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Photo of Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate Non-affiliated 11:32 am, 31st January 2019

My Lords, given that a lot of fly-tipping takes place on private land—serious fly-tipping, at that—does the Minister agree that it would be useful to use more technologies such as discreet cameras with number plate recognition systems? Would he encourage the police to co-operate with landowners in this regard, and make it clear that when these people are detected the penalty deters them from making it worth while in the future?