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Waste Management: Finance

Volume 474: debated on Monday 31 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) what funding has been provided to local authorities in Northern Ireland from the waste and resources action programme in the last five years; (192180)

(2) what support the waste and resources action programme has given to local authorities in Northern Ireland in the last 24 months.

The waste and resources action programme (WRAP) do receive funding from Northern Ireland to carry out work commissioned by the Northern Ireland Executive. The funding is dependent on the amount and value of the work carried out on its behalf, which is agreed between WRAP and the Northern Ireland Executive and is a devolved matter.