Terms of Reference

The remit of the Waste Working Party is to monitor, understand and influence the development of UK waste management law, as well as being UKELA's advocate on waste management law issues. In particular, we are currently contributing to UKELA's input to the transition to a Circular Economy and the implications of Brexit for environmental law.

The Waste Working Party meets quarterly.

The Working Party is open to all UKELA members with experience of waste law.  If you would like to join, please contact the group's convenors.

Consultation Responses

Consultation on proposals to tackle crime and poor performance in the waste sector & introduce a new fixed penalty for the waste duty of care

Charging proposals to take effect in England in April 2018: response to Environment Agency's consultation, January 2018
Response to the HM Revenue & Customs consultation on whether to bring illegal waste sites within the scope of the Landfill Tax, March 2017
Fire Prevention Plan Guidance: response to the Environment Agency's consultation, March 2016
Onshore Oil and Gas Sector Guidance: response to Environment Agency consultation, March 2016


Dr Anna Willetts

Partner, Gunnercooke

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Eleanor Reeves

Partner, Ashurst LLP

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Angus Evers

Partner, Shoosmiths

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