Cabinet discussions on delay to the deposit return scheme: EIR release

Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

Information requested

  • Could you tell me every time that the delay to the deposit return scheme delay was discussed at cabinet?


The Scottish Cabinet discusses the Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) on a regular basis. Cabinet is recorded as having discussed a delay or potential delay to the DRS between 10 December 2022 and 10 May 2023 on the following dates:

  • 28 February 2023
  • 31 March 2023
  • 18 April 2023
  • 2 May 2023

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