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P-05-750 For single use items: introduce a Deposit Return System for drink containers and make fast food containers and utensils compostable

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 17/07/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-750 For single use items: introduce a Deposit Return System for drink containers and make fast food containers and utensils compostable

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Minutes:

Due to time constraints, and to allow the petitioner additional time to provide comments, the Committee agreed to defer consideration of the petition to a future meeting and consider further whether to invite the Minister for Environment to attend Committee in the autumn term to answer questions on a number of petitions relating to single use plastics.

 


Meeting: 15/05/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-750 For single use items: introduce a Deposit Return System for drink containers and make fast food containers and utensils compostable

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Minutes:

The Committee considered this petition together with P-05-803 Our natural world is being poisoned by single use plastics...it's time to introduce a tax! and agreed to write to;

  • The Minister for Environment to ask for:
    •  further details about the discussions she intends to hold with other governments within the UK on the possibility of a UK-wide Deposit Return System and plastics tax;
    • her views on the other point raised in the petition about legislating to ensure that all single-use food and drink containers and utensils are fully compostable; and
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Finance to seek an update on the development of a potential tax on single-use plastics.

 


Meeting: 26/04/2018 - Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 2)

2 Letter from the Chair of the Petitions Committee on introducing a tax on disposable single use items and compostable food packaging

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter.  Members agreed to write to the Chair of the Petitions Committee outlining the proposed approach to this issue.


Meeting: 13/03/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 5)

5 Evidence Session - P-05-750 For single use items: introduce a Deposit Return System for drink containers and make fast food containers and utensils compostable

·         Gill Bell, Petitioner, Head of Conservation Wales, Marine Conservation Society

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Minutes:

The Committee heard evidence from Gill Bell, Head of Conservation Wales, Marine Conservation Society.


Meeting: 19/09/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-750 For single use items: introduce a Deposit Return System for drink containers and make fast food containers and utensils compostable

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence from the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs and agreed to invite the petitioners to attend a Committee meeting to provide further evidence on the petition.


Meeting: 13/06/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-750 For single use items: introduce a Deposit Return System for drink containers and make fast food containers and utensils compostable

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs to seek the clarifications requested by the petitioners, including whether:

 

o   the planned reviews will include an evaluation of the prospects of introducing a Deposit Return System, and an assessment of the legislation required; and

o   interested stakeholders will be able to meaningfully engage with the Welsh Government in their evaluation of evidence from these reviews, prior to formal public consultation.

 

The Committee also agreed to consider holding an inquiry into the proposal raised by the petition once the response from the Cabinet Secretary is received.

 


Meeting: 09/05/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 2)

2 P-05-750 For single use items: introduce a Deposit Return System for drink containers and make fast food containers and utensils compostable

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the petition for the first time and agreed to await the views of the petitioners before deciding the next steps to be taken on this petition.


 

 

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