ADEPT: Ministers have undermined confidence in new burdens doctrine

By Dan Peters | 18 October 2023

Confidence in the new burdens doctrine has been ‘undermined’ by ministers, council directors have warned.

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) has advised that the cost of banning councils from being able to charge households to leave DIY waste at recycling centres will not be subject to new burdens and local authorities will need to meet the additional costs.

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