Labour backtracks on food waste landfill ban

A 2013 Labour promise to ban food waste from landfill has been superseded by a commitment to a resource security review, amid increasingly negative political point-scoring on the environment

It is no longer Labour Party policy to ban food waste from landfill (photo: Nicholas Mortimer/123RF)The Labour Party has revealed that is no longer committed to banning food waste from landfill.

The change in position emerged in opening election campaign salvoes between the Conservatives and Labour on 5 January.

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