ENVIRONMENTAL AUDIT COMMITTEE

20 July 2006 ANNOUNCEMENT OF PUBLICATION


20 July 2006 ANNOUNCEMENT OF PUBLICATION

Proposals for a draft Marine Bill

Proposals for a draft Marine Bill will be published as the Committee's Eighth Report of Session 2005-06, HC 1323, at 11.00 on Tuesday 25 July 2006.

Copies of the Report will be sent to all those who gave written or oral evidence to the Committee's inquiry. Organisations and representatives of the media may arrange, by E-mailing EAC staff on [email protected], to collect copies of the Report from the Reception at 7 Millbank from 11am on Tuesday 25 July.

Once the Report has been published, copies can be obtained from TSO outlets and from the Parliamentary Bookshop, 12 Bridge Street, Parliament Square, London SW1A 2JX (020 7219 3890) by quoting House of Commons No. 1323.

The text of the Report will be available on the Committee's Internet homepage from 11.30am approximately, on Tuesday 25 July:
www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/environmental_audit_committee.cfm

Contact details

Press enquiries:

Laura Kibby 020 7219 0718

Other enquiries:

Mike Hennessy 020 7219 0248

Notes for Editors

The report published on 25 July 2006 by the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) will be its Eighth Report of Session 2005-06, Proposals for a Draft Marine Bill, HC 1323. Details of all the Committee's press releases together with its Reports, oral evidence and other publications, are available on the Committee's website at: www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/environmental_audit_committee.cfm

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.