European Union Committee

Environment and Agriculture
(Sub-Committee D)

Following the Dissolution of Parliament on 12 April, all select committees have ceased to exist unless or until the House reappoints them following the election on 6 May. There are no chairmen or members of committees. The information on these pages refers to committees and their work before Parliament was dissolved. If there are committee Reports to which Government Responses are outstanding, these may be responded to in the next Parliament.




Welcome to the pages of Sub-Committee D.

Sub-Committee D, chaired by Lord Carter of Coles, is one of the European Union Select Committee's seven Sub-Committee's. The Sub-Committee deals with all aspects of the EU's agricultural and environmental policies.

These pages will give you information on the Committee's current inquiry, future meetings, membership, reports (past and present), contact details and much more.




Latest from the Committee

Inquiry into Adapting to Climate Change: EU Agriculture and Forestry

On 30 March 2010, the Committee published the report on its inquiry into Adapting to Climate Change: EU Agriculture and Forestry (HL Paper 91).  The volume of evidence was published separately.

Inquiry into the Revision of the Directive on the Protection of Animals used for Scientific Purposes

The Committee's Report entitled the Revision of the EU Directive on the Protection of Animals used for Scientific Purposes was published on the 10 November 2009. The volume of evidence was published separately.

The Government's response to the Committee's report is now available:

Recent Reports

Session 2008-2009

The EU's Renewable Energy Target and the Revision of The Emissions Trading System: Follow-up Report

The follow-up report was published 7 July 2009.

Review of the Less Favoured Area Scheme

The Committees Report entitled The Review of the Less Favoured Areas Scheme was published on the 4 June 2009.

Session 2007-2008

The Revision of the EU's Emissions Trading System

The Committee's Report entitled The Revision of the EU's Emissions Trading System was published on the 10 December 2008

Review of Common Fisheries Policy

The Committee's Report entitled The Progress of the Common Fisheries Policy was published on July 22, 2008. The volume of Evidence was published separately.

The Future of the Common Agricultural Policy

The Committee's Report entitled The Future of the Common Agricultural Policy was published on March 6, 2008

Items currently being scrutinised by the Sub-Committee are listed in the Progress of Scrutiny.


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