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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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Future of agro-environment funding examined
Academics, wildlife bodies and farming and land management bodies questioned on the Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum
6 October 2016
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Committee Chair thanks petitioners for helping secure ban on microbeads
Chair of Environmental Audit Committee issues statement thanking petitioners for helping to secure ban on microbeads
12 September 2016
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Financial Secretary to the Treasury questioned on Sustainability and HM Treasury
Evironmental Audit Committee examines environmental sustainability
9 September 2016
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Ministers questioned on environmental policy after EU exit
The Environmental Audit Committee examines the Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum
7 September 2016
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Stronger commitment to sustainable transport required, says Committee
Environmental Audit Committee publishes report on sustainability in the Department for Transport
1 September 2016
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MPs urge Government to ban microbeads in cosmetics
Environmental Audit Committee publishes report on the environmental impact of microplastics
24 August 2016
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Specialist Advisor - Expressions of interest
Environmental Audit Select Committee is inviting expressions of interest for a specialist adviser to the Committee's inquiry into the Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum
3 August 2016
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Marine Protected Areas Revisited inquiry launched
The Environmental Audit Committee is calling for evidence on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the UK and the Overseas Territories
27 July 2016
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Chair writes to David Davis and Thérèse Coffey
Environmental Audit Committee calls for Government to maintain existing level of environmental protection
27 July 2016
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Sustainable Development Goals in the UK inquiry launched
The Environmental Audit Committee launch an inquiry into the domestic implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
25 July 2016
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Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum inquiry launched
Environmental Audit Committee launch inquiry into the Future of the Natural Environment
21 July 2016
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Cancelled: Minister and officials questioned on sustainability and the Treasury
The Environmental Audit Committee evidence session on Wednesday 20 July has been cancelled
15 July 2016
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Sustainability and HM Treasury examined
Environmental Audit Committee questions the low carbon and waste and recycling sectors
30 June 2016
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L'Oréal, Unilever, and P&G questioned on microplastics environmental impact
Environmental Audit Committee questions businesses on the environmental impact of microplastics
29 June 2016
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Sustainability and HM Treasury examined by Committee
Environmental Audit Committee take evidence on the role of HM Treasury in promoting sustainability
23 June 2016
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DEFRA questioned on the environmental impact of microplastics
Environmental Audit Committee hears Government's position on microbeads and microplastic pollution
14 June 2016
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Proactive approach to flood management needed
Environmental Audit Committee publishes report on flooding: Cooperation across Government
9 June 2016
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Pollution in the marine environment examined
Environmental Audit Committee examines the environmental impact of microplastics
7 June 2016
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More action required to protect UK soil health
Environmental Audit Committee publishes report on soil health
2 June 2016
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Environmental impact of microplastics examined
Environmental Audit Committee take evidence from conservationists and the British Plastics Federation
24 May 2016
Total results 431 (page 19 of 22)