Seized tobacco products

Brenda Orsler made this Freedom of Information request to UK Border Agency

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Dear UK Border Agency,

I understand that seized tobacco is shredded or pulped and then sent to a power station to burn to supply the national grid.

I would like to know if:

1. The packaging and packets are shredded along with any filter tips.
2. Where the shredded products are sent.
3. Would the shredded products be capable of being transformed back to a smokeable product i.e. a cigarette or plain tobacco.

Yours faithfully,

Brenda Orsler

Freedom Of Information Team ( IND ), UK Border Agency

Dear Brenda Orsler

Thank you for your recent e mail concerning the above matter. We are
currently dealing with your enquiry and we will respond shortly.

Kind Regards

FOI Team

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The FOI has gone through an internal review and has been fully answered.

Freedom Of Information Team ( IND ), UK Border Agency

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Dear Brenda Orsler,

Please find attached the response to your below request.

Yours sincerely,
Freedom of Information Act Policy Team

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