Environmental Audit Committee hears from the Department for Exiting the European Union and Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on how the Government intends to approach the environment in its negotiations with the European Union after the EU Referendum result.
Wednesday 7 September 2016, Wilson Room, Portcullis House
- Dr Thérèse Coffey, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
- Mr Robin Walker, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Exiting the European Union
This will be a wide-ranging hearing following up the Committee’s letter to the Government ( PDF 229 KB) seeking reassurance about the Government’s plans for the large proportion of environmental law and protection that originated at EU level.
The Committee will be undertaking an inquiry into the Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum in the autumn, focusing on the future of funding to protect biodiversity.
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