Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 27th April 2016.

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Photo of John Stevenson John Stevenson Conservative, Carlisle

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the (a) Tobacco Manufacturers Association, (b) Wine and Spirits Association, (c) Scottish Whisky Association, (d) British Food and Drinks Federation and (e) British Soft Drinks Association have been asked to attend the national litter strategy advisory group.

Photo of Rory Stewart Rory Stewart The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The current confirmed members of the Litter Strategy Advisory Group are:

Local Government Association

London Councils

Local councils

Highways England and Connect Plus

Industry Council for Research on Packaging and the Environment

Foodservice Packaging Association

Packaging and Films Association

British Retail Consortium



Keep Britain Tidy

Campaign for the Protection of Rural England


Clean Up Britain

Marine Conversation Society

Clean-up UK

Chartered Institution of Wastes Management

Bradford University

Input to the Strategy’s development will go beyond the Advisory Group. We will seek the views of, among others, representatives from local government, campaign groups and independent experts, as well as voices from the packaging and fast-food industries. As part of this process, we will also establish a number of working groups on specific issues such as roadside litter, data and monitoring and enforcement.

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