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Disposable Wipes: Plastics

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 68474, tabled on 2 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the Press release of 28 August 2021 entitled Next steps to tackle plastic waste, whether the Government's consultation on single-use plastics will include a specific section on plastics in wet wipes.

Answered on

8 November 2021

The Government intends to publish this consultation before the end of the year and our intention is that it will be open for responses for up to 12 weeks. Further information about the details of the consultation and the items included will be shared in due course.

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