Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Session 2006-07

29 October 2007


Government Response to Committee Report: Draft Climate Change Bill

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs today published the Government Response to the Committee's Fifth Report of Session 2006-07, Draft Climate Change Bill.

The Response is published as part of Cm 7225: 'Taking Forward the UK Climate Change Bill: The Government Response to Pre-Legislative Scrutiny and Public Consultation', alongside Government Responses to Reports from the Joint Committee on the Draft Climate Change Bill and the Environmental Audit Committee.

The Government Response can be viewed at:
http://www.official-documents.gov.uk/document/cm72/7225/7225.pdf

NOTES FOR EDITORS

The Committee's Fifth Report of Session 2006-07, Draft Climate Change Bill, was published on 4 July 2007 as HC 534-I and can be viewed at:
http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200607/cmselect/cmenvfru/534/534i.pdf

Further details about the Committee's inquiry can be found on the Committee's website at: http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/environment__food_and_rural_affairs/efra_draft_climate_change_bill.cfm

Information about the Draft Bill can be found at:
http://www.defra.gov.uk/environment/climatechange/uk/legislation/index.htm