ENVIRONMENTAL AUDIT COMMITTEE

17 January 2007 NEW EVIDENCE SESSION
MAIN COMMITTEE


17 January 2007 NEW EVIDENCE SESSION
MAIN COMMITTEE

Pre-Budget 2006

The Environmental Audit Committee has decided to hold two evidence sessions in relation to its inquiry Pre-Budget Report 2006. The details are as follows:

Tuesday 23 January:

10.20am: Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace
11.00am: Biffa and the National Industrial Symbiosis Programme (NISP)
11.40am: Green Alliance

Wednesday 31 January:

2.30pm John Healey MP, Financial Secretary, HM Treasury

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 Pre-Budget 2006 on 11 December 2006. 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: www.parliament.uk/eacom

The Environmental Audit Committee

Under the terms of the Standing Order No. 152A the Environmental Audit Committee is to consider to what extent the policies and programmes of government departments and non-departmental public bodies contribute to environmental protection and sustainable development: to audit their performance against such targets as may be set for them by Her Majesty's Ministers; and to report thereon to the House. The Committee was set up on 13 July 2005.