Norfolk councils defend position following government rules warning over use of tips and toilets
The government has warned councils against “excessive restrictions” on tips and public toilets in a bid to “support outdoor hospitality” and avoid harm to public health.
Warnings over risks from increasing fly-tipping and fears of people “relieving themselves in public” have sparked the directive.
The letter, from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and the Department for Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), was sent to councils on Sunday, June 28.
More by this authorJessica Frank-Keyes, Local Democracy Reporter
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