Plastics: Seas and Oceans

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 30th July 2019.

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Photo of Andrew Rosindell Andrew Rosindell Conservative, Romford

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the percentage of marine plastic pollution originating from the UK.

Photo of Therese Coffey Therese Coffey The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

It is difficult to meaningfully estimate the proportion of plastic waste in the world’s ocean that originates from the UK.

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