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Parliamentary Estate: Plastics

House of Commons Commission written question – answered on 20th February 2018.

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Photo of David Linden David Linden SNP Whip

To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, if he will take steps to ban the use of single-use plastic straws on the Parliamentary Estate.

Photo of Tom Brake Tom Brake Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (International Trade), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union)

The Commission has asked the Administration Committee to review the sustainability and environmental management of single-use disposable plastics in the House of Commons.

The review will include the use of single-use plastic straws on the Parliamentary Estate.

The Administration Committee will be considering this matter in March.

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