Environmental Audit Committee

Net zero government inquiry

Inquiry status: open - accepting written submissions

Scope of the inquiry

The Environmental Audit Committee inquiry will focus on the sustainability of the Government’s estate and procurement processes and what action it needs to take to achieve its net zero emissions target by 2050 or sooner. It will incorporate the work previously conducted on the Greening Government Commitments inquiry.

Terms of reference: Net zero government Send a written submission

Latest evidence

  • 04 Sep 2019 - Net zero government - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF196 KB) HC 2156 | Published 06 Sep 2019

    Evidence given by Carl von Reibnitz, Sustainability Director, Barry Hooper, Chief Commercial Officer, and Clive Beard, Programmes Director, Prisons Estate Maintenance and Improvement, Ministry of Justice, and Dr Rossa Donovan, Head of Environment and Sustainable Development, Network Rail; Professor Jim Watson, Professor of Energy Policy, UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources and Director, UK Energy Research Centre, Julie Hirigoyen, Chief Executive, UK Green Building Council, Dr Rebecca Willis, Research Fellow, University of Exeter, and Dr Joanne Wade, Deputy Director, Association for Decentralised Energy (at 11.15am).

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There are currently no public meetings scheduled.


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