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STILL MUCH MORE TO BE DONE TO TACKLE THE ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR OF RURAL FLY-TIPPING

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STILL MUCH MORE TO BE DONE TO TACKLE THE ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR OF RURAL FLY-TIPPING

Date of alert:

Tuesday, 7 February 2023

Crime Ref:

Force:

National

Last week saw the release of new fly tipping offence statistics from DEFRA, an issue that many people are raising as a priority in their area
The National Rural Crime Network (NRCN) Chair, Tim Passmore and NRCN partners have been responding to the latest data and the impact of fly-tipping on our rural communities:

NRCN Chair, Tim Passmore, says there is still much more to be done to tackle the anti-social behaviour of rural fly-tipping.
The NRCN is campaigning for significantly tougher penalties and the establishment of new National Rural Police Crime Unit to tackle rural fly-tipping as part of a 6-point plan.
Click here to view the plan
The NRCN is also calling for more financial support for responsible private landowners who are victims of fly-tipping.
Sarah Lee, NRCN Board Member and Director of Policy and Campaigns at the Countryside Alliance spoke to the BBC about the shocking levels of fly-tipping and the damage to our rural communities.

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STILL MUCH MORE TO BE DONE TO TACKLE THE ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR OF RURAL FLY-TIPPING
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