This pack has been produced ahead of the debate to be held in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 17 April 2018 from 9.30-11am on fly-tipping. The debate will be opened by Neil Parish MP.Jump to full report >>
For more detailed information about fly tipping, the legislation surrounding it and the various penalties for it, see Library briefing paper, Fly-tipping - the illegal dumping of waste.
Fly-tipping is the illegal disposal of household, industrial, commercial or other 'controlled' waste without a waste management licence. The waste can be liquid or solid. Controlled waste includes garden refuse and larger domestic items such as fridges or mattresses. Fly-tipping is not the same as littering. More information on litter can be found in the Library Briefing Paper on Litter.
Commons Debate packs CDP-2018-0087
Authors: Nikki Sutherland; Louise Smith