Roads: Litter:Written question - HL16043

Asked on: 04 June 2019
Department for Transport
Roads: Litter
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether litter removal is a key performance indicator for Highways England; and if not, why not.
Answered on: 17 June 2019

There is currently no key performance indicator as part of the Road Investment period (2015 – 2020). This is due to Highways England having a statutory duty under Section 89 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to ensure, so far as is practicable, that its land and highways are kept clear of litter and refuse.

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