Environmental Audit Committee

25 October 2006 NEW EVIDENCE SESSIONS


25 October 2006 NEW EVIDENCE SESSIONS

MAIN COMMITTEE

Policy Appraisal and RIAs

The Environmental Audit Committee has decided to hold two evidence sessions in relation to its inquiry Policy Appraisal and RIAs. The details are as follows:

Tuesday 31 October:

10.20am Environmental Industries Commission
11.00am Anglian Water

Tuesday 7 November:

10.20am Ofgem
11.00am Friends of the Earth

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 Policy Appraisal and RIAs on 24 July 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.