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Environment Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 7:36 pm on 28th October 2019.

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Photo of Conor McGinn Conor McGinn Labour, St Helens North 7:36 pm, 28th October 2019

Labour-run St Helens Council is the leading English local authority investing in new technology, new vehicles and an innovative single-use recycling point. Does my hon. Friend agree that that burden should be shared between national and local government, particularly at a time when local authorities have been so financially constrained? Should the Government not concentrate on supporting authorities that are acting now, rather than waiting to fund those that are not at a later stage?