§ Mr. Wigley
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he has any plans to introduce further controls on the regulations of trans-frontier shipments of waste.
§ Mr. Baldry
The United Kingdom is pressing for agreement in the European Community on a regulation 411W which will strengthen existing controls. The regulation will enable member states to ratify the UNEP Basel convention on the trans-boundary movements of hazardous wastes and their disposal.