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.


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:

Peter Silverman
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