Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Session 2007-08

21 July 2008


The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee will hold the following oral evidence sessions in relation to its inquiry into the 'Waste Strategy for England 2007':

Wednesday 15 October 2008
3.00pm Environment Agency
3.45pm Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM)
4.30pm Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP)

Wednesday 22 October 2008
3.00pm Environmental Services Association
3.45pm Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority
4.30pm British Metals Recycling Association

Further evidence sessions to be held in this inquiry will be announced in October.


1. Further details about this inquiry can be found at: http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/environment__food_and_rural_affairs/efrawastestrategy.cfm

2. Further details about Defra's Waste Strategy can be found at: http://www.defra.gov.uk/environment/waste/strategy/

3. The Committee normally meets in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House. There can often be last minute changes of room and meetings may be held either in the Palace of Westminster or in Portcullis House. Those wishing to attend should check the venue by calling the committee on the day before the hearing on 020 7219 5774.

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