Private firm to profit from litter fines
0 Have your say New ‘enforcers’ brought in by Wyre Council to scour the streets for litter louts will pocket almost all of the money brought in by charges.
District Enforcement Ltd will collect all of the revenue brought in by fixed penalty notices for people who drop litter, don’t clean up after their dogs, or let their dogs run off-lead where they are banned.
It has also been decided that fines for rule-breakers will be increased from £80 to £100.
For each fine paid, just 12.5 per cent of this would be the passed back to Wyre Council, with the remainder being kept by the company to pay... read more
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