Sustainability in the Home Office: oral evidence

25 April 2014

The Environmental Audit Committee will hold a public evidence hearing on its Sustainability in the Home Office inquiry at 2.15 pm on Wednesday 30 April 2014.

The Committee will hear from the following:

At 2.15 pm (Panel 1)

  • Professor Ken Pease, Professor of Crime Science, UCL
  • Sarah Goddard, Species policy adviser. WWF-UK

At 2.30 pm (Panel 2)
Home Office officials:

  • Mike Parsons, Chief Operating Officer
  • Mary Calam, Director General, Crime and Policing Group
  • John Fernau, Director, Commercial
  • Grant Miller, Border Force Senior Officer

Purpose of session

This is the second in a series of sessions examining sustainable development in particular departments (the Committee previously examined BIS). It will examine the governance of sustainable development in the Home Office, including its oversight of sustainability in police forces in the context of Police & Crime Commissioners; its performance on Greening Government Commitments targets; and sustainable procurement practice (for example for asylum seeker accommodation) and supply chains. It will also examine particular policy areas, including crime prevention and tackling wildlife crime.

Further information

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