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Nine Parliamentary Committees agree ‘Committee on COP26’ scrutiny arrangements with COP President Designate Alok Sharma

5 March 2021

Nine cross-party select committees will scrutinise preparations for the COP26 climate summit, due to be held in Glasgow in November.

Committees will take turns to lead oral evidence sessions of this 'Committee on COP26' to hear from COP26 President Designate Alok Sharma: members of the other committees concerned will participate in the sessions. 

The first session will be held on Thursday 11 March, led by the Environmental Audit Committee and chaired by Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP. The 'Committee on COP26' will examine how the UK Government is working to support the UK-Italian joint presidency of COP26 under Alok Sharma.


Thursday 11 March

At 10.30am

  • Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, COP President Designate
  • Peter Hill, Chief Executive Officer, COP26 Unit, Cabinet Office
  • Ros Eales, Chief Operating Officer, COP26 Unit, Cabinet Office
  • Dr John Murton, UK COP26 Envoy

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