HC Deb 17 June 1997 vol 296 c146W
Mrs. Ballard

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what plans he has to bring waste which arises on agricultural premises within the definition of controlled waste. [3075]

Angela Eagle

The Department of the Environment's Annual Report for 1997 (Cm 3607) set out the previous Government's plans for the next three years. The report stated in paragraph 6.35 that in 1997–98 the Department's plans included(v) issue draft regulations on extending waste management controls to certain agricultural and mining/quarrying waste for public consultation.

The Government plan to fulfil this commitment.

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