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Environmental Audit Committee

Commons Select Committee

Welcome to the Environmental Audit Committee's website. The Committee's remit is to consider the extent to which the policies and programmes of government departments and non-departmental public bodies contribute to environmental protection and sustainable development, and to audit their performance against sustainable development and environmental protection targets. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsEAC.

Committee news

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Chair comments on NAO Packaging Recycling Obligations report
Following a request from the Environmental Audit Committee, the National Audit Office has today published its report into the Government's Packaging Recycling Obligations
23 July 2018
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Financial Conduct Authority response on managing climate risk
Environmental Audit Committee Chair comments on Financial Conduct Authority response to Greening Finance report
20 July 2018
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Ministers questioned on the Government's Arctic policy
Environmental Audit Committee explore whether the UK should be doing more to protect this vulnerable region
19 July 2018
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Chair raises heatwave concerns with Public Health England
Environmental Audit Committee write to Professor Paul Cosford, Director for Health Protection and Medical Director
13 July 2018
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UK's approach to Arctic research and policy examined
Environmental Audit Committee explores whether the UK should do more to protect the Arctic
12 July 2018
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Government Response to F-Gas emissions published
Environmental Audit Committee publishes the Government Response to UK progress on reducing F-Gas emissions report
12 July 2018
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Environmental Governance and Principles examined with Michael Gove
Environmental Audit Committee explore post-EU environmental arrangements, as well as broader Governmental policy towards the environment
6 July 2018
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Ministers questioned on hand car washes
Environmental Audit Committee hears from Ministers and experts on modern slavery and environmental impacts
6 July 2018
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The changing Arctic examined
Environmental Audit Committee assess global and UK consequences of a changing Arctic
3 July 2018
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Unregulated Hand Car Washes - Exploitation and Pollution Concerns
Environmental Audit Committee publishes written evidence on hand car washes
24 June 2018
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Sustainability of the fashion industry inquiry launched
Environmental Audit Committee investigate the social and environmental impact of disposable ‘fast fashion' and the wider clothing industry
22 June 2018
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Government response to the joint report on Improving Air Quality published
Four Committees publish Government response to improving air quality report
20 June 2018
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Government's environmental principles and governance consultation examined
Environmental Audit Committee question Chairs of Committee on Climate Change and Comptroller and Auditor General
19 June 2018
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Government's environmental principles and governance consultation examined
Environmental Audit Committee examines proposals to create environmental watchdog
12 June 2018
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Ministers questioned on UK's resilience to heatwaves
Environmental Audit Committee explores what measures are in place to protect public health from heatwaves
6 June 2018
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Climate risk reporting should be mandatory by 2022
Environmental Audit Committee report says it should be mandatory to report exposure to climate change risks by 2022
4 June 2018
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UK football leagues pressed for action on reducing single-use plastics
Environmental Audit Committee Chair writes to football leagues to harness the power of sport
31 May 2018
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Evidence from Treasury on new environmental watchdog requested
Environmental Audit Committee publishes letter requesting evidence from the Chancellor of the Exchequer
30 May 2018
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UK's top 25 Pension funds show mixed response to climate change
The Environmental Audit Committee publishes responses it has received from the UK's 25 largest pension funds
25 May 2018
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Committee explore UK's resilience to heatwaves
Environmental Audit Committee examines the risks heatwaves pose to health and resilience of the UK transport sector
23 May 2018
Total results 405 (page 11 of 21)