HC Deb 06 August 1976 vol 916 c1184W
Mr. Sims

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether, in view of the rising price of plastic sacks, councils will now be encouraged to use paper sack systems as recommended by the 1968 Government Working Party.

Mr. Denis Howell

The report to which the hon. Member refers was written before plastic sacks had come into widespread use, and I think that collection authorities should be left to make their own choice.

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