As the 20th of February 2020 quickly approaches the clock ticks for those caouncils that think they can make their own rules up as they go along. It is criminal that licensees are being forced to have a license contrary to the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013. It is criminal that thousands of pounds are being taken from mobile scrap metal collectors with false claims that they need site licensing.
From the 20th February licensing will become fair. Licensing Authorities will follow the law. From the 20th February those that do not need to be licensed can register with the National Metal Agency and all licensing website and services will be monitored to ensure compliance.