Written Question: Litter

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John Stevenson:

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the (a) Tobacco Manufacturers Association, (b) Wine and Spirits Association, (c) Scottish Whisky Association, (d) British Food and Drinks Federation and (e) British Soft Drinks Association have been asked to attend the national litter strategy advisory group.

Rory Stewart:

The current confirmed members of the Litter Strategy Advisory Group are:

Local Government Association
London Councils
Local councils
Highways England and Connect Plus
Industry Council for Research on Packaging and the Environment
Foodservice Packaging Association
Packaging and Films Association
British Retail Consortium
Wrigley
McDonald’s
Keep Britain Tidy
Campaign for the Protection of Rural England
Hubbub
Clean Up Britain
Marine Conversation Society
Clean-up UK
Chartered Institution of Wastes Management
Bradford University

Input to the Strategy’s development will go beyond the Advisory Group. We will seek the views of, among others, representatives from local government, campaign groups and independent experts, as well as voices from the packaging and fast-food industries. As part of this process, we will also establish a number of working groups on specific issues such as roadside litter, data and monitoring and enforcement.

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