§ Mr. Marland
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will seek to amend the regulations governing the definition of waste; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Maclean
[holding answer 2 December 1992]: Waste is defined in section 75 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990. The Government have no plans to amend the section. The definition of controlled waste in the same section of that Act is qualified in the Controlled Waste Regulations 1992 (SI 1992 No. 588).