HC Deb 18 January 2001 vol 361 cc303-4W
Mr. Gray

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if current funding for nature conservation projects will be safeguarded during the review of the landfill tax. [145613]

Mr. Timms

The Chancellor announced in the pre-Budget report 2000 that the Government would further explore how resources going through the landfill tax environmental bodies credit scheme can be better used to increase recycling rates, particularly of household waste. No decisions have been taken yet on reforming the scheme.

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