Deposit Return Scheme

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 11th March 2020.

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Photo of Roseanna Cunningham Roseanna Cunningham Scottish National Party

That issue has been discussed. I make it clear to members that the scheme administrator, when it is up and running, will consider the potential for what we might call fraud in such instances. The issue is on the radar: we understand that there are difficulties in some respects.

A variety of schemes that are in operation across Europe work on both sides of a border. The problems are not insurmountable, and I do not for a single minute suppose that we will be unable to find solutions for Scotland.