Environmental Audit Committee Press Notice


Greening Government

Greening Government will be published as the Environmental Audit Committee's Sixth Report of Session 2008-09, HC 503, at 00.01am on Wednesday 5th August 2009.

Embargoed PDF copies of the Report will be available from 11.00am on Monday 3rd August 2009. Witnesses who require an embargoed PDF copy should email the Committee at [email protected] Members of the press should contact Nicholas Davies on 0207 7219 3297 or by email at [email protected]

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. HC 503.

The text of the Report will be available on the Committee's Internet homepage from noon, on Wednesday 5th August 2009: www.parliament.uk/eacom

Contact details

Media enquiries:

Nicholas Davies 07917 488 141

Other enquiries:

Anne-Marie Griffiths 020 7219 0715

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 thereon 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

Colin Challen MP , Mark Lazarowicz MP , Jo Swinson MP

Mr David Chaytor MP, Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger MP , Dr Desmond Turner MP

Mr Martin Horwood MP , Shahid Malik MP, Joan Walley MP

* The Minister for the Environment has membership of the Committee in like manner to the Financial Secretary's membership of the Committee of Public Accounts.