ENVIRONMENTAL AUDIT COMMITTEE

10 November 2005 EVIDENCE SESSION
MAIN COMMITTEE


10 November 2005 EVIDENCE SESSION
MAIN COMMITTEE

Keeping the Lights On: Nuclear, Renewables and Climate Change

The Environmental Audit Committee has decided to hold a further oral evidence session in relation to its inquiry Keeping the Lights On: Nuclear, Renewables and Climate Change. The new session will be on Monday 21 November at 3pm. The schedule of future meetings is now as follows:

Wednesday 16 November:

2.50 pm: National Grid plc
3.30 pm (approx): Dieter Helm, New College, Oxford
4.10 pm (approx): Ofgem

Thursday 17 November:

12 noon:Professor Sir David King, Government's Chief Scientific Adviser

Monday 21 November:

3.00 pm Jonathon Porritt CBE, Chair of the UK Sustainable Development Commission

Wednesday 23 November:

10.30 am: Rt Hon Alan Johnson MP, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry,

Department of Trade and Industry

The Committee normally meets in a committee room at Westminster. These sessions are open to the public on a first come, first served basis. There are often last minute changes of room and meetings may be held either in the Palace of Westminster or in Portcullis House. Those wishing to attend should check the venue by calling the committee office information line the day before the hearing on 020 7219 2033.

Notes for Editors

1. The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) announced  its inquiry into Keeping the Lights On: Nuclear, Renewables and Climate Change on 21 July 2005. Details of all the Committee's press releases and inquiries, together with its Reports, oral evidence and other publications, are available on the Committee's Internet home page, which can be found at the Committee's homepage.