Metal Theft Law

Moves to create new laws, to tackle the growing problem of metal theft, will take a step forward today, with the second reading of a scrap metal bill introduced by the MP for Croydon South.

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MP calls for better metal theft laws

A Croydon MP has this morning told the House of Commons why scrap metal dealers need to be licensed.

Richard Ottaway has introduced a Private Members Bill after a spate of metal thefts across London.

He believes that a licensing system is the only way to prevent thieves selling stolen metal on.

Carolyn Sim reports.


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