§ Sir Alastair Goodlad
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what volume of non-inert waste was disposed of by each local authority in the North West in each of the last three years; and what estimate he has made of the volumes to be disposed of in 1998–99. 
§ Angela Eagle
The following figures represent Environment Agency site return data for all non-inert waste in tonnes disposed of to landfill within each waste disposal authority in the north west region over the last three years.
1995–96 1996–97 11997–98 21998–99 Greater Manchester 927 1,247 n/a 1,100 Merseyside 850 846 n/a 725 Cheshire 2,576 2,684 n/a 1,800 Cumbria 645 780 n/a 800 Lancashire 1,976 1,731 n/a 1,850 1Available June 1998 2 Estimates
The estimate has been made by the Environment Agency on the basis of a 2% growth in the number of households.