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Sport And Recreation (Regional Councils)

Volume 929: debated on Monday 4 April 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the chairman and vice-chairman of the regional councils of sport and recreation.

The information is as follows:for local good causes, if he will investigate methods by which more paper saving organisations can be encouraged; and if he will make a statement.

We are keen to encourage successful waste paper collection schemes by voluntary groups when and where conditions are favourable. We shall be taking measures later this year, centring on a free guide giving detailed practical advice to voluntary groups. There will also be a national symbol and slogan. It is clear that there will need to be a great deal of co-operation between voluntary groups and the other interests concerned in waste paper collection.