Secretary of State questioned on Brexit impact on natural environment

25 October 2016

The Environmental Audit Committee examines the Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum. This evidence session features two panels. The first comprises non-departmental public bodies, Natural England, the Forestry Commission and the Environment Agency. The second features Defra Secretary of State, Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP.


Tuesday 25 October, Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

At 11.30am

  • Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive, Environment Agency
  • Richard Greenhous, Director for Forestry Services, Forestry Commission
  • Rob Cooke, Director of Biodiversity, Natural England

At 12.15pm

  • Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Secretary of State, DEFRA

Final evidence session

This is the final public hearing examining evidence and witnesses for the Committee’s inquiry into The Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum. It follows on from the September 7 evidence session with Ministers and October 11 and 18 sessions with academics, wildlife organisations and farming groups.

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