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Domestic Waste: Waste Disposal

Volume 489: debated on Tuesday 17 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs which beacon councils have been nominated for recognition of best practice in waste collection in the last 24 months. (262515)

The beacon councils scheme is run by the Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA). Councils apply for beacon status; they are not nominated. The waste theme was run in ‘IDeA round seven’ and beacon status for March 2006 to July 2007 was awarded to 10 councils.

The requested information on successful councils can be found at: