Scope of the inquiry
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.
Terms of reference: Scrutiny of the draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill