Packaging and packaging waste: introducing Extended Producer Responsibility

We want to know what you think about our plans to introduce an Extended Producer Responsibility scheme for packaging. This will mean that packaging producers will pay the full cost of managing packaging once it becomes waste. This will encourage producers to use less packaging and use more recyclable materials, reducing the amount of hard … Read more

Updating the UK plan for shipments of waste

The UK Plan for Shipments of Waste implements the UK government policy of self-sufficiency in waste disposal, by prohibiting imports and exports of waste to and from the UK for disposal. This policy is subject to some limited exceptions which are outlined in the UK Plan. The UK Plan was last updated in 2012. The UK Plan … Read more

Protect Duty

This consultation considers how we can work together to develop proportionate security measures to improve public security. It also considers how those responsible for publicly accessible locations are ready and prepared to take appropriate action, were a terrorist attack to happen.

Proposal to move Moorfields Eye Hospital to King’s Cross

The consultation, led by NHS Camden Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) on behalf of all CCGs together with NHS England Specialised Commissioning, which commissions specialised services for the whole of England, invites the public to have their say on “Oriel” – the proposal to build the new facility at St Pancras Hospital that brings together excellent … Read more

Taxi fares review

Views sought on London taxi (black cab) fares, in particular on proposed percentage increases for certain categories of tariff

Revision of guidance for Home Slaughter of Livestock in England and Wales

Seeking views on the updates to ‘Home Slaughter of Livestock – A guide to the law in England and Wales’ (reflecting the changes to the animal welfare rules in Council Regulation(EC) 1099/2009). Namely, whether he guidance provides sufficient information to aid compliance with the law; whether best practice advice in the guidance is clearly identified; … Read more