Liaison Committee question Prime Minister on climate change and radicalisation

16 December 2014

The Prime Minister gives evidence on Tuesday 16 December.


At 4pm, Tuesday 16 December 2014, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

  • Rt Hon David Cameron MP

Purpose of the session

The Liaison Committee is made up of the Chairs of other select committees, and questions the Prime Minister three times a year on matters of public policy. At this session, the Prime Minister is questioned on:

  • Climate change and new energy sources including hydraulic fracturing (fracking)
  • Radicalisation 

Topics of the session

Climate change and new energy sources and technologies

  • National carbon budgets and pricing
  • Energy subsidies
  • Green investment bank powers, the Green Deal, and policy co-ordination and stability
  • The International Climate Fund and the Green Climate Fund
  • Communication of climate science and risk
  • Exploiting shale gas and fracking
  • Local employment and skills
  • Exploration and assumptions
  • The impact on the landscape


  • The Prime Minister’s Task Force on tackling radicalisation and extremism
  • The Prevent Strategy and the Channel programme
  • Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures
  • Extremism in schools
  • Foreign Fighters
  • Radicalisation in Prisons
  • Temporary exclusion from the United Kingdom

Members in attendance

The session is chaired by Rt Hon Sir Alan Beith MP (Lib Dem) and also involves the following Select Committee Chairs:

Further information

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