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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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China's restrictions on foreign waste imports explored
Environmental Audit Committee questions local authorities
30 January 2018
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Head of Green Investment Group questioned by Committee
Environmental Audit Committee questions Green Purposes Company trustees and Green Investment Group Head
23 January 2018
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UK renewables investment falls for second year running
Environmental Audit Committee Chair comments on the new figures released by Bloomberg New Energy Finance
16 January 2018
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Green Finance examined with industry experts and NGOs
Environmental Audit Committee explores the scale of the challenge facing the UK
16 January 2018
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Chinese Waste Import Ban inquiry launched
Environmental Audit Committee inquiry into the impact of the recent Chinese ban on imported plastic and paper waste
12 January 2018
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Chair urges more action on marine plastics
Environmental Audit Committee Chair urges more action on marine plastics in oceans as ban on microbeads comes into force
9 January 2018
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MPs call for "latte levy" on coffee cups
Environmental Audit Committee publishes report on disposable coffee cups
5 January 2018
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The UK needs a deposit return scheme for plastic bottles
Environmental Audit Committee publishes report on plastic pollution
22 December 2017
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Chair raises concerns over post Brexit environmental regulation
‘One in, three out' rule could fatally undermine UK Environmental protections
13 December 2017
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Minister questioned on UK progress on reducing F-Gas emissions
Environmental Audit Committee examines issues including options facing the UK after it leaves the EU
12 December 2017
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Nitrates inquiry launched
Environmental Audit Committee consider the nature, scale and impacts of nitrate pollution on the environment and human life
8 December 2017
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Government Response to Sustainable Development Goals published
Environmental Audit Committee Chair demands inclusion of SDG awareness in Single Departmental Plan
7 December 2017
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UK progress on reducing F-gas emissions examined
Environmental Audit Committee questions the Environmental Investigation Agency
5 December 2017
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Specialist Adviser vacancy for Green Finance inquiry
The Environmental Audit Committee is inviting applications from individuals interested in being a Specialist Adviser to the Committee
29 November 2017
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Ministers questioned on improving air quality
The four Committees hold Ministers to account over the Government's latest plans to reduce nitrogen dioxide
27 November 2017
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UK progress on reducing F-Gas emissions examined
Environmental Audit Committee questions Chair of the Committee on Climate Change
24 November 2017
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Green Finance inquiry launched
The Environmental Audit Committee is interested in how investment in longer-term sustainable development can be incentivised across the economy
24 November 2017
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Mayor of London questioned on air quality
The four Committees also hear from local government representatives and legal and health experts
16 November 2017
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Sustainability in the Ministry of Justice examined
Environmental Audit Committee questions officials on NAO report on the Ministry's estate and sustainability issues
14 November 2017
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Third of VW manufactured cars with ‘defeat devices' remain unfixed
EAC Chair writes to Minister to express concerns
8 November 2017
Total results 414 (page 14 of 21)