Environmental Audit Committee

22 November 2002



The Environmental Audit Committee is to publish its FIRST REPORT of Session 2002-03, Pesticides: The Voluntary Initiative, at 00.01 on Tuesday 26 November 2002.

Copies of the Report will be posted on Monday 25 November 2002 to all those who gave written or oral evidence to the Committee's inquiry.

Once the Report has been published, copies can be obtained from TSO outlets and from the Parliamentary Bookshop, 12 Bridge Street, Parliament Square, London SW1A 2JX (020 7219 3890) by quoting House of Commons No. 100. The text of the Report will also be available from 3.30 pm onwards on Tuesday 26 2002 on the Committee's Internet homepage: www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/environmental_audit_committee.cfm



1.  The Environmental Audit Committee considered the issue of pesticides taxation in its Fourth Report, The Pre-Budget Report 1999: Pesticides, Aggregates and the Climate Change Levy,  HC 76 of Session 1999-2000.  The Government response is printed as an appendix to the Committee's Sixth Report, Budget 2000 and the Environment, HC 404 of Session 1999-2000.