Clause 47 - Abolition of requirement to contract out waste disposal functions

Part of Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:45 pm on 25th January 2005.

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Photo of Mr Matthew Green Mr Matthew Green Shadow Minister, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Local Government & the Regions, Young People, Non-Departmental & Cross-Departmental Responsibilities 2:45 pm, 25th January 2005

My understanding of dogma is that it occurs where one course of action is insisted on. Whatever the politics of the clause, I should have thought that it ended dogma, because it ends a requirement that local authorities follow one particular course and leaves it up to them to choose.