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Ministerial Corrections

Volume 700: debated on Monday 13 September 2021

Ministerial Correction

Monday 13 September 2021

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Plastic Waste

The following is an extract from the Westminster Hall debate on 8 September 2021.

The Government are moving on the issue, which I am sure hon. Friends and hon. Members will understand, because we are moving towards a recyclable, reusable, compostable era, with all plastic waste hopefully being of that nature by 2025…We have already introduced one of the toughest bans on microbeads and microplastics anywhere.

[Official Report, 8 September 2021, Vol. 700, c. 158WH.]

Letter of correction from the Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the hon. Member for Taunton Deane (Rebecca Pow):

Errors have been identified in my contribution to the debate.

The correct information should have been:

The Government are moving on the issue, which I am sure hon. Friends and hon. Members will understand, because we are moving towards a recyclable, reusable, compostable era, with all plastic packaging waste hopefully being of that nature by 2025…We have already introduced one of the toughest bans on microbeads anywhere.