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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-00723
Asked by: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party
Date lodged: 15 June 2021


To ask the Scottish Government which organisation is conducting the gateway review into the deposit return scheme for drinks containers, as announced by the Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment in March 2021.

Current status: Answered by Michael Matheson on 21 July 2021


The Gateway Review into Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme was carried out by two external advisers accredited by the Infrastructure Projects Authority, part of the Cabinet Office, to lead Gateway Reviews. The external advisers are independent of the Scottish Government.