We have received an invitation to consultation on “Crime and Poor Performance in the Waste Sector” from the the Government Waste Regulation and Crime Team at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. If any member wishes to take part they are of course welcome to do so in their personal capacity, but please contact an EC officer so that we have the opportunity to consider a UKAPE response.
The consultation proposals apply to England and Wales.This consultation will run for 10 weeks from 15 January 2018 to 26 March 2018.Further information can be found at https://www.gov.uk/
government/consultations/ reducing-crime-at-sites- handling-waste-and- introducing-fixed-penalties- for-waste-duty-of-careAnd on Citizen Space (Citizen Space is an on-line consultation tool) at:https://consult.defra.gov. uk/waste/crime-and-poor- performance-in-the-waste- sector