ENVIRONMENTAL AUDIT COMMITTEE

24 July 2006 ANNOUNCEMENT OF PUBLICATION


24 July 2006 ANNOUNCEMENT OF PUBLICATION

Reducing Carbon Emissions from Transport

Reducing Carbon Emissions from Transport will be published as the Committee's Ninth Report of Session 2005-06, HC 981, at 00.01 on Monday 7 August 2006.

Copies of the Report will be posted to all those who gave written or oral evidence to the Committee's inquiry on Monday 7 August. If you require an embargoed electronic PDF (from 00.01 on Sunday 6 August) or an embargoed hard copy (which you should receive on Monday 7 August), please email the committee by 5pm on Thursday 27 July).

Organisations and representatives of the media wishing to receive an embargoed electronic pdf copy of the Report on Sunday 6 August at 00.01am should email the Committee staff on [email protected] by 5pm on Thursday 27 July (and, if you miss this deadline, email [email protected]). Those wishing to receive non-embargoed copies of the Report should email [email protected] for an electronic copy on Monday 7 August 2006 at 00.01. Hard copies will be available for collection from the Reception at 7 Millbank from 10.30am on Monday 7 August.

All those requiring the Volume 2 - evidence - should advise us when they make their request. For environmental reasons we print fewer copies of this volume.

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. 981.

The text of the Report will be available on the Committee's Internet homepage from 11.30am approximately, on Monday 7 August: 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 Ninth Report of Session 2005-06, Reducing Carbon Emissions from Transport, HC 981. 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.