Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Session 2006-07

11 October 2007




Government Responses to be published:

'Implementation of the Environmental Liability Directive' and 'British Waterways'

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has received responses from the Government to the following two reports:

₠Sixth Report of Session 2006-07, Implementation of the Environmental Liability Directive, which was published on 12 July 2007 as HC 694.

₠Seventh Report of Session 2006-07, British Waterways, which was published on 31 July 2007 as HC 345-I.

The Government's responses will be published as Special Reports on Wednesday 17 October 2007 at 11.00am.

Copies of the Special Reports will be available in the following ways:

₠Media representatives can collect them from the Press Gallery, House of Commons.

₠They will be sent by post to all witnesses or, if preferred, they may be collected either by witnesses or by their representatives between 11.00am and 11.30am on Wednesday 17 October, from Westminster House, 7 Millbank, London.

₠The Special Reports will also be available from the usual outlets, including the Parliamentary Bookshop and Stationery Office outlets.

₠The Special Reports will be posted on the internet on publication on 17 October and will be accessible via the Committee's homepage.

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NOTES FOR EDITORS

Publication details:

₠Fourth Special Report of Session 2006-07, Implementation of the Environmental Liability Directive: Government Response to the Committee's Sixth Report, Session 2006-07 (HC 1058).

₠Fifth Special Report of Session 2006-07, British Waterways: Government Response to the Committee's Seventh Report, Session 2006-07 (HC 1059).

Further details about the Committee, and these inquiries, can be found on the Committee's website at: http://www.parliament.uk/efracom

Media Enquiries: Laura Kibby - Tel: 020 7219 0718, Mob: 079174 88557, Email: [email protected] .

Information about the Committee can also be obtained from 020 7219 5774.