eac311008

ANNOUNCEMENT OF PUBLICATION

Personal Carbon Trading

The Government's Response to the Committee's Fifth Report, Personal Carbon Trading (HC 565) will be published as the Environmental Audit Committee's Seventh Special Report of Session 2007-08, HC 1125, at 10.00 am on Wednesday 5 November.

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

Copies of the Report will be available from 11.00 am on Wednesday 5 November.

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 1125.

The text of the Report will be available on the Committee's Internet homepage from 12.00pm approximately, on Wednesday 5 November: 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 MP , Mr 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 MP, Dr 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.