§ Mr. Sheerman
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received regarding the proposed European directive on landfill; and what meetings he has had with industrial and other non-governmental bodies to discuss the proposed directive. 
§ Mr. Clappison
The European Commission has not yet published its draft proposals for a landfill directive. When it does so, we shall consult widely about what is being proposed with industrial and other non-governmental bodies.