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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-03-13more like thismore than 2019-03-13
answering body
Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury remove filter
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Plastics: Waste more like this
house id 1 more like this
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much money his Department has allocated for the reduction of single use plastics. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 231993 remove filter
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
answer text <p>This government has pledged to ensure that this will be the first generation to leave the environment in a better state than it found it. As part of this, government will introduce a world-leading new tax on plastic packaging, and reform the packaging producer responsibility system so that producers of all packaging materials are responsible for the full costs of managing waste packaging. At Budget 2018, government also announced a £20m innovation fund to tackle single-use plastics. Alongside these measures, government has committed to remove consumer single-use plastics from central government buildings by 2020. Together, these policies form part of the government’s wider strategy on tackling waste, as detailed in the Resources and Waste Strategy published in December 2018.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Newark more like this
answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
grouped question UIN 231992 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-03-20T17:02:57.893Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-20T17:02:57.893Z
answering member
label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
tabling member
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord remove filter