ANNOUNCEMENT OF PUBLICATION
Greener Homes for the Future? An environmental analysis of the Government’s house building plans: Government Response to the Committee’s Twelfth Report of Session 2007-08
The Government published its response to the Committee’s Twelfth Report of Session 2007-08: Greener Homes for the Future? An environmental analysis of the Government’s house building plans in May, as a Government command paper. The link for this report can be found at:
The Committee received additional evidence from the National Housing and Planning Advice Unit. This can be found on the Committee’s website at
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Gordon Clarke 020 7219 0248
Notes for Editors:
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 there on to the House. The Committee was set up on 13 July 2005.
Chairman: Mr Tim Yeo, MP
Mr Gregory Barker MP Mr Nick Hurd MP Mrs Linda Riordan MP
Mr Martin Caton MP Jane Kennedy MP* Mr Graham Stuart MP
Mr Colin Challen MP Mr Mark Lazarowicz MP Jo Swinson MP
Mr David Chaytor MP Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger MP Dr Desmond Turner MP
Martin Horwood MP Shahid Malik MP Joan Walley MP
* The Minister for the Environment has ex-officio membership of the Committee in like manner to the Financial Secretary’s membership of the Committee of Public Accounts.