A South Devon company has been ordered to pay nearly £16,000 after pleading guilty to offences relating to inappropriate storage of hazardous waste, including asbestos roof tiles. The case was heard on 26 January at Torquay Magistrates’ Court after the Environment Agency (EA) brought charges against the company...

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A Welsh government minister has written to the heads of all local authorities and registered social landlords directing them to tighten up their procedures for dealing with asbestos. After being lobbied by the Ucatt construction union, Lesley Griffiths – minister for communities and tackling poverty – reminded councils to...

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