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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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Planetary Health examined by Committee
Environmental Audit Committee considers what can be done to make living in cities healthier
7 March 2019
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Natural England Chair appointment report published
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Environmental Audit Committees publish their joint report on the appointment of the new Chair of Natural England
1 March 2019
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Pre-appointment hearing: Chair of Natural England
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee and the Environmental Audit Committee holds joint evidence session
26 February 2019
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Committee examine consequences of UK Export Finance overseas fossil fuels projects
The Environmental Audit Committee continue inquiry into UK Export Finance
26 February 2019
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Legal experts questioned on environmental protection plans post-Brexit
The Environmental Audit Committee further explores plans relating to the Draft Environment Bill
22 February 2019
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Government must end era of throwaway fashion
The Environmental Audit Committee report on Fixing Fashion: Clothing consumption and sustainability published
19 February 2019
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Impact of toxic chemicals in everyday life inquiry launched
Environmental Audit Committee launches an inquiry into the impact of toxic chemicals in everyday life on human health and the environment
12 February 2019
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Academics and practitioners questioned on Planetary Health
Environmental Audit Committee explores the impact of climate change and environmental damage
12 February 2019
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UK Export Finance's energy portfolio examined
Environmental Audit Committee examines the topic of UKEF's energy portfolio
5 February 2019
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Pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Environment Bill examined
The Environmental Audit Committee questions constitutional experts, environmental organisations and academics
1 February 2019
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Supermarkets told to clean up hand car washes
Environmental Audit Committee publish Government Response to Hand car washes
1 February 2019
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UK fashion retailers failing to commit to reduce environmental impact
Environmental Audit Committee Interim Report on the Sustainability of the Fashion Industry published
31 January 2019
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Committee hears from academics and practitioners on Planetary Health
Environmental Audit Committee examines the opportunities to improve the health and sustainability of the food system
29 January 2019
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HMRC figures reveal exploitation in UK fashion industry
Chair comments on data from HMRC, sent to the Environmental Audit Committee
25 January 2019
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Government acknowledges ammonia recommendation in Clean Air Strategy
Environmental Audit Committee publish Government Response to Nitrates Report
24 January 2019
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Committee urges Government action to stop using seas as a sewer
Environmental Audit Committee publish sustainable seas report
17 January 2019
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Academics questioned on Planetary Health
Environmental Audit Committee examines the impact on food systems; housing, cities and urban planning; behavioural change and global solutions
15 January 2019
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Committee urges government to appoint Minister for Hunger
Environmental Audit Committee report on sustainable development goals published
10 January 2019
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Scrutiny of the draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill inquiry launched
Environmental Audit and Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee Committee launch joint inquiry
20 December 2018
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Ministers and Officials questioned on sustainable fashion
The Environmental Audit Committee questions Ministers and Officials from four Government Departments
18 December 2018
Total results 414 (page 9 of 21)