ENVIRONMENTAL AUDIT COMMITTEE

17 November 2006 TRADE, DEVELOPMENT AND THE ENVIRONMENT


17 November 2006 TRADE, DEVELOPMENT AND THE ENVIRONMENT

The UN Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

Wednesday 22 November 2006 at 9.30am

Evidence will be heard from:

9.30am Mr Barry Gardiner MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (biodiversity, landscape and rural affairs), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The meeting will be held in Committee Room 15, House of Commons.

Notes for Editors

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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.