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Sustainability in BIS inquiry

Inquiry Status: Inquiry concluded, Report published and Government response received

The National Audit office produced for the Committee a briefing on BIS (see publication on the NAO website), which examined the extent to which sustainability is embedded in the Department’s governance, policy making, operations and procurement. 

This inquiry examined the issues raised in the NAO briefing.

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