Rates legislation stalls!

Public toilets must be taken seriously by politicians and treated as essential infrastructure in towns and cities, campaigners have said.

A new law to help save loos in England and Wales from closure by scrapping business rates stalled when Parliament was suspended.

The British Toilet Association said public facilities were a “human right” and urgent action was needed.

The UK government said it hoped to reintroduce the law when MPs return – but we are yet to see any evidence of this.

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September 30, 2019 7:57 am

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