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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-29more like thismore than 2015-06-29
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Litter: Prosecutions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps the CPS has taken to prosecute people more effectively for illegal littering in the last two years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth remove filter
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David T. C. Davies more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-02more like thismore than 2015-07-02
star this property answer text <p>We are committed to taking action on litter: our manifesto includes a commitment to review the case for increasing the fines for littering.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Local councils and other relevant authorities are responsible for taking enforcement action against littering offences. Anyone caught littering may be prosecuted in a Magistrates’ Court, which can lead to a criminal record and a fine of up to £2,500 on conviction. Alternatively, the litter authority can issue a fixed penalty notice, which currently includes a fine of up to £80. It is for local councils to decide their priorities, including what enforcement action to take against littering offences.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2015-07-02T08:13:31.957Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-02T08:13:31.957Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this