METAL THEFT - VIEW FROM A MERCHANT: The police must take responsibility

Metal theft in the UK can only be stopped if the police crack down on the country’s unlicensed scrapyards, a large scrap metal merchant tells Metal Bulletin’s Barbara O’Donovan.

The merchant says:

The authorities want recyclers to police themselves to prevent metal theft. I can guarantee you now that that won’t get rid of the rogue element that’s led...

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Barbara O'Donovan

December 05, 2011

11:15 GMT

London