Environmental Audit Committee Press Notice

For Immediate Release

24th June 2009


Green Jobs & Skills

The Environmental Audit Committee is pleased to announce the second evidence session of its inquiry into Green Jobs and Skills, which was launched on 21st April 2009.

Tuesday 30th June, The Wilson Room, Portcullis House


  • Tess Gill, Commissioner for Work and Skills, Sustainable Development Commission
  • Charles Seaford, Senior Engagement Analyst, Sustainable Development Commission


  • Sue Ferns, Member of the TUC General Council
  • Philip Pearson, Senior Policy Officer, Trades Union Congress (TUC)


  • Martin Baxter, Acting Chief Executive, Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)


1. Membership:

Chairman: Mr Tim Yeo, MP

Gregory Barker MP Mr Nick Hurd MP Mrs Linda Riordan MP

Mr Martin Caton MP Jane Kennedy MP* Mr Graham Stuart MP

Colin Challen MP Mark Lazarowicz MP Jo Swinson MP

Mr David Chaytor MP Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger MP Dr Desmond Turner MP

Martin Horwood MP Shahid Malik MP Joan Walley MP

* The Minister for the Environment has membership of the Committee in like manner to the Financial Secretary's membership of the Committee of Public Accounts

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