ANNOUNCEMENT OF PUBLICATION
Vehicle Excise Duty as an environmental tax: Government Response to the Committee’s Tenth Report of Session 2007-08
The Government Response to the Committee’s Tenth Report, Vehicle Excise Duty as an environmental tax will be published as the Environmental Audit Committee’s First Special Report of Session 2008-09, HC 72, at 11.00am on Thursday 18 December 2008.
Copies of the Report will be posted to all those who gave written or oral evidence to the Committee’s original inquiry.
PDF copies of the Report will be available from 11am on Thursday 18 December. If you require an PDF copy, please email the Committee 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 72.
The text of the Report will be available on the Committee’s Internet homepage from 12.00pm approximately, on Thursday 18 December 2008:
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.
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.