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Litter Strategy — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] (18 Jul 2018)

Therese Coffey: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Davies. I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Chipping Barnet (Theresa Villiers) on securing this debate on a subject that, as she rightly points out, matters to so many people. Litter is unpleasant and absolutely unnecessary. Litter louts exhibit behaviour that is selfish, lazy and downright irresponsible. Our litter...

Litter Strategy — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] (18 Jul 2018)

Therese Coffey: My hon. Friend raises a good point. I was going to bring the matter up later, but I will do so now. Highways England is responsible for cleaning alongside motorways and some of our major trunk roads, and it often contracts that to the local authority. However, to respond to one of the questions my right hon. Friend the Member for Chipping Barnet asked, we are not considering changing the law...

Litter Strategy — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] (18 Jul 2018)

Therese Coffey: My right hon. Friend is absolutely right. I do not know off the top of my head how many vehicles have been seized, but I know that the Environment Agency and local authorities have been keen to make use of the power. If he wanted to table a written question, I would be more than happy to get that data to him as quickly as possible.

Litter Strategy — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] (18 Jul 2018)

Therese Coffey: That is good to know. Officials will be working on that as we speak, as they have heard this debate. Since publishing the strategy last year, I have worked with the Department for Transport and Highways England to build on the work they already had under way to develop both new methods to reduce the amount of litter on the road network and ways to improve litter removal practices. Thinking...

Litter Strategy — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] (18 Jul 2018)

Therese Coffey: Shocking.


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