Biofuels: EU Targets

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:12 pm on 20th July 2005.

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Photo of Baroness Ludford Baroness Ludford Liberal Democrat 3:12 pm, 20th July 2005

My Lords, on another "bio-" issue with a European angle, the Minister will be aware that the Commission is taking infringement proceedings against the UK for failing to have proper collection and treatment facilities for raw sewage discharges. Will the Government seek to avoid infringement proceedings for the massive raw sewage discharges into the Thames, which breach the urban waste water directive?