Public Health Act

PUBLISHED: 10:51 27 April 2007 | UPDATED: 22:44 28 May 2010

MY thanks to the correspondent who dropped me a note citing Disraeli s 1875 Public Health Act, which apparently stated that the right of British householders to have their rubbish collected at least once a week has been recognised as essential to the nat

MY thanks to the correspondent who dropped me a note citing Disraeli's 1875 Public Health Act, which apparently stated that "the right of British householders to have their rubbish collected at least once a week has been recognised as essential to the nation's health and quality of life".

I think you can conclude, quite safely, that times have changed.


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