HC Deb 02 July 2001 vol 371 cc46-7W
Mr. Damian Green

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when the Government intend to introduce legislation on abandoned cars. [814]

Mr. Meacher

Legislation to tackle abandoned cars is already contained in the Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978, the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and the Removal and Disposal of Vehicles Regulations 1986.

We will be consulting later this summer on possible changes to the 1986 regulations, following a review carried out into the current legislation covering abandoned vehicles.

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