Scrap Metal Dealers Bill passed!

Metal theft is a serious and devastating crime; in our own community we have seen firsthand the damage and hurt caused by the theft of World War One memorial plaques in Lingfield, for example. That is why I was pleased to support the Scrap Metal Dealers Bill introduced by my Parliamentary neighbour Richard Ottaway MP, and I am delighted to report that the Bill has now completed its passage through Parliament and will become law. The Bill sets out plans for a whole-scale reform of the