Consultation outcome

Site waste management plans

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Summary of responses

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Detail of outcome

169 responses were received for this consultation.

Original consultation


This consultation is intended to ensure we understand the implications of the proposed repeal of the Site Waste Management Plan regulations.

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Consultation description

In 2012, as part of the government’s red tape challenge designed to remove unnecessary legislation, Defra proposed the repeal of the construction Site Waste Management Plans (SWMP) regulations, subject to consultation on the impact of doing so.

This consultation invites views on the proposed repeal of the Site Waste Management Plans Regulations 2008.

Published 18 June 2013
Last updated 9 September 2013 + show all updates
  1. This document was amended on 9 September 2013 to reflect changes to the timetable for repeal, and to provide additional information on our approach to calculating the expected savings to business and the publication of the final impact assessment.
  2. Published summary of responses.
  3. First published.