§ Mr. Simon Hughes
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, further to his reply to the hon. Member for Southwark and Bermondsey of 23 July,Official Report, column 519, when he expects the review of waste statistics to be completed.
§ Mr. Baldry
The first stage of the in-house review of waste statistics is expected to be completed by the end of October and its results taken account of in the Department's research and development programme.