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Fines to Double for Rubbish Thrown from Cars

24 Oct 17

Litter louts will face on-the-spot fines of up to £150, almost double the current limit, the Government has announced.

From April next year, the maximum fixed penalty councils can hand out to people dropping litter or throwing rubbish from cars will rise from £80 to £150. The minimum fine will increase from £50 to £65, while the default fine will increase from £75 to £100, the Environment Department (Defra) said. The news is confirmation of a policy…


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