HC Deb 08 January 2001 vol 360 cc459-60W
Mrs. Ray Michie

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the availability of aggregate material for recycling in(a) the Highlands and Islands of Scotland and (b) Argyll and Bute constituency; and if he will make a statement. [144184]

Mr. Timms

The Scottish Executive have recently commissioned research on the extent to which recycled minerals are being used as an alternative to primary aggregate in Scotland. This research will be published shortly, although data on individual regions of Scotland will not be available.

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