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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 16th July 2015.

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Photo of Andrew Jones Andrew Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) 11:30 am, 16th July 2015

I will be having a monthly meeting with the chief executive of Highways England and I will raise that point with him. To be fair to Highways England, they are not the people who deposit the litter in the first place.

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Peter Silverman
Posted on 17 Jul 2015 1:06 pm (Report this annotation)

Highways England do not deposit the litter BUT they have a duty under S89(1) of the Environmental Protection Act to

.. ensure, so far as is practicable that the verges are kept clear of litter and refuse.

Please refer to:
http://www.cleanhighways.co.uk/highways-agency/highways-engl...

Peter Silverman
www.cleanhighways.co.uk
01895 625770