Environmental Audit Committee

Heatwaves: Adapting to Climate Change inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Report in preparation.

Scope of the inquiry

The Environmental Audit Committee will consider risks to health, wellbeing and productivity associated with heatwaves, review the level of UK resilience to them and assess the Government’s actions to date. The Committee will also be examining public health risks associated with higher temperatures as well as heatwaves.

Terms of reference: Heatwaves: Adapting to Climate Change

Latest evidence

  • 06 Jun 2018 - Heatwaves: Adapting to Climate Change - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF304 KB) HC 826 | Published 12 Jun 2018

    Evidence given by Steve Brine MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Health and Social Care, Dominic Raab MP, Minister of State for Housing at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, and Lord Gardiner of Kimble, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Rural Affairs and Biosecurity, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs .

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There are currently no public meetings scheduled.

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