Joint Unit for Waste Crime

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 29th June 2022.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 23 June 2022 to Question 18812, on Joint Unit for Waste Crime, what the meaning of associated arrests is.

Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

'Associated arrests' relates to arrests carried out by other agencies during the investigation, but as a direct result of the activity either at the location of the intervention or as a result of intelligence gained during the intervention. For example, by the police for offences including theft, handling stolen goods, etc.

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