Embedding Sustainable Development: The Government's Response

Inquiry status: Inquiry concluded and Report published

The Environmental Audit Committee took evidence from Rt Hon Caroline Spelman MP, Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP, Minister for Government Policy, Cabinet Office on 31 March, to examine the outcome of the Committee’s report on embedding sustainable development (PDF 1.20 MB)

Since the Report’s publication, the Government has published ‘Mainstreaming sustainable Development – The Government’s vision and what this means in practice’ (PDF 337.69 KB) and submitted its response  to the Committee’s Report.

The Committee published its report (PDF 289.80 KB) in response to the Government's response on Wednesday 25 May 2011.

Letter to the Chair from Secretary of State Defra 27/07/11 (GEN 38 (PDF PDF 2.17 MB))

Letter to the Chair from Secretary of State Defra 12/12/11 (GEN 59 (PDF PDF 2.52 MB))



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