HC Deb 19 April 1990 vol 170 c991W
Sir Neil Macfarlane

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if his Department was consulted about the traffic arrangements in the city of Westminster on 3 April prior to the arrival of the State President of India; whether the procedures adopted were assessed by his officials; what prior warning was given to the road user in London on traffic effects within his Department's responsibilities; and if he will make a statement about the effect upon traffic in London when Victoria station is used as the arrival point for a state visit.

Title Contractor
Cellulolysis in landfill AFRC Institute of Food Research, Norwich
Methanogenesis in landfill Queen Mary College, London University
Interactions between species in landfill Strathclyde University
Assessment of Fungi in landfill Institute for Grassland and Animal Protection (Hurley). [Recently completed]
Protozoa in landfill NERC Institute of Freshwater Ecology
Anaerobic methane oxidation Warwick University
General consulting D. Archer, IFRN
Microbiology of landfill gas enhancement test cells Biotechnology Group, Harwell
Review of microbiological techniques for assaying landfill Biostrategy Associates [Proposed—due to start shortly]
Research and development on landfill gas abstraction and utilisation Shanks and McEwan Ltd. and Yorkshire Brick Company
Monitoring and technical assessment of above project Environmental Safety Centre, Harwell
National assessment of landfill gas resource Environmental Resources Ltd. [Complete, but 2nd phase proposed]
Landfill gas enhancement techniques Environmental Safety Centre, Harwell
Assessment of leachate recirculation to enhance landfill gas production1 Water Research Centre
Monitoring of trace components in condensate from landfill gas Environmental Safety Centre, Harwell
Landfill gas Guidelines2 Environmental Resources Ltd.
Landfill Gas from shallow landfill site Cory Waste Management Ltd., Stanford-Le-Hope
Monitoring of Bilham Grange Farm landfill gas Lemace Ltd., Doncaster [Completed November 1989]
Spark ignition engines fuelled by landfill gas Shanks and McEwan Ltd. Bedford
Gas turbine to convert landfill gas to electricity Packington Estates Enterprises Ltd., Meriden
Landfill gas to electricity using dual fuel engine Summerleaze Gravel Co. Ltd., Maidenhead
1Part funded by Landfill Gas Ltd.
2 Funded by D. Energy, DoE and Ofgas.
3 Schemes also supported by the Department of Energy using landfill gas.

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