HC Deb 14 June 1988 vol 135 cc139-40W
Dr. Thomas

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make it his policy, at the next European Council of Environmental Ministers, to raise the export of toxic and radioactive wastes from the European Economic Community to Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and Benin for disposal, by companies including Hobday Ltd. of the Isle of Man, BIS Import-Export of London and Inter-Contrat.

Mr. Moynihan

The question of exports of toxic waste to Third world countries appears on the agenda for the meeting of the EC Environment Council later this week.