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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