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Thursday 23 October 2008

ANNOUNCEMENT OF PUBLICATION

Reaching an international agreement on climate change: Government Response to the Committee's Sixth Report of Session 2007-08

Reaching an international agreement on climate change: Government Response to the Committee's Sixth Report of Session 2007-08 will be published as the Sixth Special Report of Session 2007-08, HC 1055, at 10.00am on Thursday 23 October 2008.

Copies of the Report will be posted to all those who gave written or oral evidence to the Committees original inquiry.

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. 929.

The text of the Report will be available on the Committees Internet homepage from 10.00am approximately, on Thursday 23 October 2008: www.parliament.uk/eacom

Contact details

Press enquiries:

Laura Kibby 020 7219 0718

Other enquiries:

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 thereon to the House. The Committee was set up on 13 July 2005.

Membership:

Chairman: Mr Tim Yeo, MP

Mr Gregory Barker MPMr Nick Hurd MP Mr Graham Stuart MP
Mr Martin Caton MP Mr Mark Lazarowicz MP Jo Swinson MP
Mr Colin Challen MP Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger MPDr Desmond Turner MP
Mr David Chaytor MP Shahid Malik MP Joan Walley MP
Martin Horwood MP Mrs Linda Riordan MP Phil Woolas 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.