REGARDING ODS REGULATIONS
24 November 2000letter from Dixons Chief
Executive John Clare to Michael Meacher.
Reply from Lord Whitty dated 21 December 2000.
10 August 2001letter to Mr Meacher from
Dixons CEO, John Clare.
Reply from Chris Megainey dated 7 September
18 Septemberletter from Dixons Deputy
Chairman, Mark Souhami to Brian Bender, Permanent Secretary, DEFRA.
Reply from Mr Bender 5 October 2001.
19 October 2001letters from John Clare
to Margaret Beckett following publication of the Statutory Instrument,
seeking delay in implementation of ODS regulation until provision
of extraction facilities can be secured. [Acknowledged by postcard
from Ministers office but no reply received].
19 October 2001letter from John Clare
to Nick Raynsford seeking support for local authorities to enable
them to receive waste refrigeration and maintain a cost free disposal
Reply from Alan Whitehead dated 26 November
2001 indicating provision of additional funds.
23 November 2001letter from John Clare
to Michael Meacher seeking clarification of his parliamentary
answer of 21 November 2001 indicating that disposal facilities
may be on line by the Spring [no reply received].
19 December 2001letter sent by Dixons
to Nigel Griffiths MP indicating actions that Dixons Group could
undertake to restart take-back were Government to delay implementation
of ODS regulations.
17 December 2001letter sent by Dixons
Deputy Chairman to Brian Bender CB seeking more rapid moves to
22 January 2002Further letter from Dixons
Deputy Chairman to Mr Bender seeking response to earlier letter
and assuring him of willingness of retailers to restart take-back
if able to do so.