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Deposit Return Schemes

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 157480, tabled on 21 April 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the (a) effectiveness and (b) progress of the implementation of an all-in Deposit Return Scheme for recycling and reuse.

Answered on

28 April 2022

Defra and the devolved administrations are continuing to consider representations received during the recent consultation on introducing a deposit return scheme in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and expect to publish a response in due course.