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Junk mail bill 'dumped on taxpayer'

The disposal of junk mail is costing taxpayers millions of pounds across the country, according to an investigation for BBC's Panorama programme.

Alex Walsh, head of postal and environmental affairs at the Direct Marketing Association, and Richard Kemp, vice chairman of the local government association, representing local authorities, debate the need for junk mail.

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