Lords debates plastic threat to the environment

14 November 2018

Members of the Lords, including a trustee of the Waste and Resources Action Programme and a board member of environmental law organisation ClientEarth, will debate the threat of plastic to the environment and the case for improved recycling. The debate was planned for 15 November but was postponed. A new date for the debate has yet to be scheduled.

This is a general debate. They normally take place on a Thursday in the chamber. During debates, members are able to put their experience to good use, discussing current issues and drawing the government's attention to concerns.

The debate was proposed by Baroness Neville-Rolfe (Conservative), former member of the Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change.

Members expected to take part include:

Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Conservative), parliamentary under-secretary in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, will respond on behalf of the government.

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