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Growing a circular economy: Minister questioned

27 June 2014

The Environmental Audit Committee will hold its final public evidence hearing on the Growing a circular economy inquiry at 1.30 pm on Wednesday 2 July 2014 in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House

Witnesses

  • Dan Rogerson MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for water, forestry, rural affairs and resource management, Defra
  • Jonathan Tillson, Head of Sustainable Business, Defra
  • Stuart Edwards, Deputy Director for Materials and Resource Industries, BIS
  • Rosie Seymour, Acting Director for Local Government Policy, DCLG

Purpose of session

The Committee will take evidence from Dan Rogerson MP, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State responsible for resource management, and officials from Defra, DCLG and BIS as part of its inquiry into ‘Growing a circular economy’. The Committee will examine the Government’s approach to the circular economy, including co-ordination across Government, use of regulations and taxes to create the conditions for greater circularity (including re-use, re-manufacturing and recycling) and how it is promoting innovation and resource efficiency amongst UK businesses.

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