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Volume 488: debated on Friday 6 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps he has taken in response to the decision of the Court of Appeal in the case of OSS Group v. Environment Agency in relation to the burning of used cooking oil to generate electricity; and if he will make a statement. (256970)

DEFRA will shortly publish a consultation paper on draft guidance on the definition of waste. The draft guidance will set out DEFRA's views on, among other things, the court’s judgment in the OSS case.