Environmental Audit Committee Press Notice

Environmental Audit Committee

House of Commons

18 July 2007



Personal Carbon Allowances

The Environmental Audit Committee announces its third evidence session in relation to its inquiry Personal Carbon Allowances. The details are as follows:

Tuesday 24 July:

10.20 - Royal Society for the Arts

11.00 - The Environmental Change Institute

11.30 - Policy Studies Institute

The Committee normally meets in a committee room at Westminster. These sessions are open to the public on a first come, first served basis. There are often last minute changes of room and meetings may be held either in the Palace of Westminster or in Portcullis House. Those wishing to attend should check the venue by calling the committee office information line the day before the hearing on 020 7219 2033.

Notes for Editors

1. The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) announced its inquiry Personal Carbon Allowances on 24 April‚ 2007. Details of all the Committee's press releases and inquiries, together with its Reports, oral evidence and other publications, are available on the Committee's Internet home page, which can be found at: www.parliament.uk/eacom

The Environmental Audit Committee

Under the terms of the Standing Order No. 152A the Environmental Audit Committee is to consider to what extent the policies and programmes of government departments and non-departmental public bodies contribute to environmental protection and sustainable development: to audit their performance against such targets as may be set for them by Her Majesty's Ministers; and to report thereon to the House.‚ The Committee was set up on 13 July 2005.