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Environment: Waste Management

House of Lords written question – answered on 21st December 2011.

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Photo of Lord Kennedy of Southwark Lord Kennedy of Southwark Opposition Whip (Lords)

To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the variation agreed in the project "Emissions from waste management facilities".

Photo of Lord Taylor of Holbeach Lord Taylor of Holbeach The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Five variations to contract were agreed during the course of the research project entitled "Emissions from Waste Management Facilities" (WR0608). The details are provided in the following table.

Date Reason for variation Value (£)
14 January 2008 Milestone activities and associated delivery dates adjusted following the initial scoping work. 0
22 August 2008 Further refinements made to the project activity schedule following completion of phase 1, and additional staff time funding added to allow exploration of particulate emissions. 19,000
3 April 2009 Additional budget added and project end date extended to accommodate further gathering, analysis and reporting of data-made available through a stakeholder workshop convened to discuss interim research results. 9,400
17 February 2010 Project end-date extended to allow time for internal and external peer review of the research findings 0
31 January 2011 Project end-date extended and additional staff time funding added to accommodate new research and summary reporting requirements following feedback from the peer review. 5,000

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