Waste Disposal: Fees and Charges

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

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Photo of Royston Smith Royston Smith Conservative, Southampton, Itchen

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect on the level of (a) household and (b) commercial waste taken to household waste recycling centres of local authorities introducing paid permits for vans to access those centres.

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

We have not made an assessment of the effect that introducing paid permits for vans to access household waste and recycling centres has had on the level of (a) household and (b) commercial waste. Permit arrangements at household waste and recycling centres are a matter for local authority decision making.

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