Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Defra's Departmental Report 2006 and Defra's budget


Defra's Departmental Report 2006 and Defra's budget

Report published

The Committee published ' Defra's Departmental Report 2006 and Defra's budget ', its Second Report 2006-07 (HC 132), on 23 February 2007.

The Government response (HC 522 06-07) was published on Tuesday 15 May.




Terms of Reference

Defra's Departmental Report (Cm 6827) sets out Defra's progress against the Public Service Agreement objectives and targets reached under the 2004 Spending Review. It also reports on other areas of activity, which support the achievement of the Department's aim and strategic priorities.

Select committee core tasks require the Committee to "examine specific output from the department expressed in documents" (core task 4) and to "examine the department's Public Service Agreements, the asscoaited targets and the statistical measurements employed" (core task 6).

Defra's Departmental Annual Report 2006 can be viewed on the web at: www.defra.gov.uk/corporate/deprep/2006/2006deptreport.pdf




Oral Evidence

Previous sessions (uncorrected):

Monday 4 December 2006
Helen Ghosh, Permanent Secretary and Ian Grattidge, Director Finance, Planning and Resources, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Wednesday 19 July 2006
Helen Ghosh, Permanent Secretary and Ian Grattidge, Director Finance, Planning and Resources, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs




Press notices

10/05/07 Government response to be published
23/02/07 Report published
08/02/07 Report to be published
20/11/06 Further evidence session announced
26/06/06 Evidence session announced