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Landfill Tax

Volume 482: debated on Tuesday 11 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much has been raised by the landfill tax in each of the last five years; and how much has been spent on waste reduction or recycling programmes. (233422)

I have been asked to reply.

Annual UK landfill tax receipts for 2002-03 to 2007/08 are published by HM Revenue and Customs at:

http://www.uktradeinfo.com/index.cfm?task=bulllandfill

Total public sector expenditure on waste management is available in Table 5.2 at:

http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/d/6(4).pdf