Environmental Audit Committee Press Notice


10 June 2002

Schedule for Oral Evidence - Buying Time for Forests

Wednesday 12 June

The EAC will take evidence from Officials from both the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, and the Department for International Development on Wednesday 12 June at 4.20pm.  The session which is part of the Committee’s inquiry into Buying Time for Forests, will take place in the Palace of Westminster, Committee Room 20.

This session will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis.  If you wish to confirm these details closer to the meeting please call the Committee Information Line on 020 7219 2033.


EAC Contact details:          7 Millbank, London, SWIP 3JA, e-mail: eacom@parliament.uk

Tel: 020 7219 5776/6150   Fax: 020 7219 1224


Note for Editors

1. The press release setting out the terms of reference for the Sustainable Energy inquiry can be found on Press Release No. 8 of 3rd December 2001, at: http://www.parliament.uk/commons/selcom/eahome.htm

2. The press release setting out the terms of reference for the inquiry into timber, ‘Buying Time for Forests’can be found on Press Release No. 26 of 18th April 2002, at:


3. The Committee took evidence from Greenpeace on 1st May 2002 in connection with this inquiry.  This evidence can be found at: http://www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk/pa/cm200102/cmselect/cmenvaud/792/2050101.htm