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Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
Report published. Awaiting Government Response.
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee and the Environmental Audit Committee launch a joint call for written evidence for pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill.
The Chairs look forward to receiving evidence for the draft clauses of the bill, the policy paper, statement of impacts, the memorandum from Defra to the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee and the information paper on the policy statement on Environmental Principles. The Committees invite all interested parties to address the following questions and any other aspect of the draft legislation in writing by the end of January, in no more than 3,000 words.
Evidence given by Emma Howard Boyd, Chair, Environment Agency, Chris Stark, Chief Executive, the Committee on Climate Change, and Alan Law, Deputy Chief Executive, Natural England; Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Environment, and Davide Minotti, Deputy Director for the Environment Bill and Governance, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (at 10.30am).
There are currently no public meetings scheduled.
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee publish report on the scrutiny of the draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill