Fly-tipping

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 6th December 2017.

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Photo of Greg Knight Greg Knight Conservative, East Yorkshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many successful convictions there have been for fly tipping in the past 12 months; and how many vehicles used in fly tipping have been seized and crushed in the past five years.

Photo of Therese Coffey Therese Coffey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The fly-tipping statistics for England show there were 1,571 successful prosecutions for fly-tipping by local authorities in 2016/17. The table below shows how many vehicles involved in fly-tipping have been seized by local authorities in the past five years.

Year

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

Vehicles seized

45

85

71

129

197

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