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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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MPs give green light to Dame Glenys Stacey as UK's new environmental watchdog
New Report: Pre-appointment hearing for the Chair-Designate of the Office for Environmental Protection
18 December 2020
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Chair issues statement on fast fashion inquiry follow-up session
Rt Hon Philip Dunne comments on big retailer waste reduction initiatives
17 December 2020
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Difficulty finding registered tradesmen among Green Homes Grant criticisms
The Environmental Audit Committee has written to Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng following the EAC’s recent survey on early attempts to access the Green Homes Grant.
14 December 2020
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Boohoo Chairman to give evidence as MPs revisit fashion sustainability
As part of its follow-up inquiry on fashion sustainability, the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) will hold an evidence session with Boohoo Group’s Executive Chairman.
11 December 2020
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Parliamentary Committees to scrutinise appointment of Dame Glenys Stacey as Chair of the Office for Environmental Protection
Environmental Audit and Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committees to question the Government’s preferred candidate to become Chair of the new OEP
9 December 2020
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Water Quality in Rivers inquiry launched
The Environmental Audit Committee wants to know how can water quality in UK rivers be improved and pollution minimised?
8 December 2020
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Professor Partha Dasgupta to give evidence to MPs as part of the work exploring biodiversity and ecosystems
Environmental Audit Committee to consider the economics of biodiversity, nature-based solutions and mainstreaming biodiversity into trade and development policy and private sector operations.
7 December 2020
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Chair's comment: Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC)
Chair comments on the Prime Minister’s announcement of the new emissions target
4 December 2020
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EAC to scrutinise ambitions outlined in Spending Review and National Infrastructure Strategy
The Environmental Audit Committee will hold its third and final evidence session as part of the Greening the post-covid recovery inquiry.
30 November 2020
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Boohoo Chairman to give evidence to EAC as MPs revisit fashion sustainability
Environmental Audit Committee announces evidence session with Boohoo Group’s Executive Chairman, Mahmud Kamani, on Wednesday 16 December
27 November 2020
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EAC hears from Ministers on energy efficiency of existing homes
Environmental Audit Committee hears from Ministers from three Government departments in Energy Efficiency of Existing Homes inquiry
26 November 2020
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Chair comments on National Infrastructure Strategy
Chair responds to the announcement on National Infrastructure Strategy
26 November 2020
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Online giants and tech powerhouses in eye of the storm as UK battles e-waste tsunami
Companies such as Amazon and Apple must take more responsibility to help collect, recycle and repair products which are contributing to 155,000 tonnes of waste electricals ending up in UK household bins every year, MPs argue.
26 November 2020
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Prime Minister’s plan for 600,000 heat pumps scrutinised
What are the potential challenges that could hamper the Prime Minister’s plan for 600,000 heat pumps a year being installed?
20 November 2020
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Chair comments Prime Minister’s 10-point plan
Chair reacts o the Prime Minister’s 10-point plan on the UK reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050
18 November 2020
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Can green jobs support Net Zero Britain ambitions while building back better from coronavirus?
Committee launch new inquiry into Green Jobs
17 November 2020
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Committee examines energy efficiency of existing homes
The Environmental Audit Committee explores the role of social housing providers in improving energy efficiency
13 November 2020
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Natural England finances squeezed by Government making biodiversity protection challenging
Natural England has written to the Environmental Audit Committee
13 November 2020
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How effective is UK policy in protecting biodiversity?
Committee to take evidence on domestic policy and implementation aimed at protecting biodiversity
11 November 2020
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NAO report on Achieving government's long-term environmental goals published
Chair comments on NAO report on Achieving government's long-term environmental goals
11 November 2020
Total results 430 (page 4 of 22)