Environmental Audit Committee


Carbon capture and storage

On Thursday 28 January there will be a debate in Westminster Hall on the Environmental Audit Committee's Ninth Report of Session 2007-08: Carbon capture and storage. The debate will run from 2.30pm to 5.30pm and will be open to the public.

The debate will focus on the conclusions of the Report and the subsequent Government response.

The Report to be debated is:

Ninth Report from the Environmental Audit Committee, Session 2007-08, Carbon capture and storage, HC 654, published on 22 July 2008 ( http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200708/cmselect/cmenvaud/654/654.pdf)

The press notice issued at the time the Report was published can be found on the Committee's website at: ( http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/environmental_audit_committee/eac_220708.cfm)

Also relevant is the Government Response to the Ninth Report:

Government Response to the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee Report: Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), Cm 7605, published in August 2009
( http://www.official-documents.gov.uk/document/cm76/7605/7605.pdf)

Members of the public wishing to attend should enter via the Visitor's Centre where they will be directed through security and to Westminster Hall. It is advisable to allow about 20 minutes for this. Please ensure that mobile phones and pagers are turned off before entering Westminster Hall. Under no circumstances should members of the public address Members during the debate. Those attending the debate are asked to remain silent throughout. For further information please call James Bowman, on 020 7219 5776.