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Warning of 'significant risk' in tendering for bin collection

The Competition Authority has warned that the government could be taking a significant risk if it goes ahead with a commitment to radically alter the waste collection market.

4th March, 2012

The Competition Authority has warned that the government could be taking a significant risk if it goes ahead with a commitment in the Programme for Government to radically alter the waste collection market.

The Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan, is expected to issue a policy statement on the waste market within weeks. The government gave a commitment in the Programme for Government to introduce a new system of "competitive tendering", under which licences for...

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