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Waste Management: Finance

Volume 470: debated on Tuesday 15 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much has been allocated to research and development on the waste management programme in each of the next three years; and from what budget these resources will be drawn. (179286)

DEFRA was allocated a total budget of about £4 billion under the comprehensive spending review for 2008-11.

No allocations have yet been determined for research and development on DEFRA's waste management programme, although the Department expects to do so before March this year.