New Clause 17 — Directions to Waste Disposal Authorities

Waste and Emissions Trading Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 5:02 pm on 28th October 2003.

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'(1) a waste collection authority in England which is not also a waste disposal authority may direct that the waste disposal authority to whom it delivers its waste shall not dispose of that waste by incineration.

(2) Any waste disposal authority which receives such a direction shall take such steps as are necessary to ensure it is complied with within 12 months of the issuing of the direction.

(3) A waste collection authority issuing a direction under subsection (1) above shall pay to a waste disposal authority such amounts as are needed to ensure that the disposal authority is not financially worse off as a result of having to comply with the direction.'.—[Mr. Wiggin]

Brought up, and read the First time.

Motion made, and Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:—

The House divided: Ayes 176, Noes 289.

Division number 342 Waste and Emissions Trading Bill [Lords] — New Clause 17 — Directions to Waste Disposal Authorities

Aye: 176 MPs

No: 289 MPs

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Question accordingly negatived.