Silvertown Sugar Plant

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-05-22
Session date: 
May 22, 2013
Reference: 
2013/1411
Question By: 
John Biggs
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

The Silvertown sugar plant is threatened by EU rules. Are you taking any steps to press its case?

Answer

Answer for Silvertown Sugar Plant

Answer for Silvertown Sugar Plant

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Yes. I have raised this on several occasions with the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. In addition, my Chief of Staff has met representatives of Tate & Lyle Sugars and has raised the issue with the European Commission.