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4 June 2008


WESTMINSTER HALL DEBATE

ARE BIOFUELS SUSTAINBLE?

On Thursday 5 June there will be a debate in Westminster Hall on the Environmental Audit Committee’s First Report of Session 2007-08: Are biofuels Sustainable?  The debate will run from 2.30pm-5.30pm and will be open to the public.

The debate will focus on the conclusions of the Report, a further Report by the Committee and the subsequent Government response, as well as other recent developments.

The Report to be debated is:

First Report from the Environmental Audit Committee: Are Biofuels Sustainable?: Session 2007-08, published on 21 January 2008 as HC 76

Also relevant are:

A further Report from the Committee which included the Government Response to the First Report:

Fourth Report from the Environmental Audit Committee: Are Biofuels Sustainable? The Government Response: Session 2007-08, published on 29 April 2008, HC 528.

The Government Response to the Fourth Report:

Fifth Special Report from the Environmental Audit Committee: Are Biofuels Sustainable? The Government Response: Government Response to the Committee’s Fourth Report of Session 2007-08, published on 4 June 2008, HC 644

Members of the public wishing to attend should enter via the Visitor's Centre where they will be directed through security and to Westminster Hall. It is advisable to allow about 20 minutes for this.  Please ensure that mobile phones and pagers are turned off before entering Westminster Hall.  Under no circumstances should members of the public address Members during the debate.  Those attending the debate are asked to remain silent throughout. For further information please call Susan Monaghan, on 020 7219 5776.