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Environmental Audit Committee to hold Defra Minister to account on UK’s polluted rivers
Committee to question Minister Rebecca Pow from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
10 September 2021
EAC comment: Environment Bill amendments – storm overflows
Chair comments on the Government’s new amendments to the Environment Bill relating to storm overflows
27 August 2021
Secretary of State questioned on hydrogen’s role in achieving Net Zero
The Science and Technology Committee also questions energy sector experts, Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser and the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser
15 July 2021
Will Government measures to reduce plastic waste be just a drop in a plastic-polluted ocean?
MPs launch a new inquiry into Plastic Waste, scrutinising how the UK Government intends to tackle its plastics problem
09 July 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss human rights sanctions, housing developments on flood plains, Official Development Assistance and the Child Maintenance Service. Learn more
25 June 2021
MPs quiz water regulators on pollution in rivers
The Environmental Audit Committee takes evidence from the Environment Agency, Ofwat and Highways England.
18 June 2021
Climate Assembly UK members to share views with BEIS Committee
MPs hear from members of the public who took part in the Climate Assembly.
11 June 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Climate change targets, ethnicity and child poverty, neurological services and perpetrators of genocide are in the Lords spotlight. Find out more about Thursday debates in May
28 May 2021
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Ofwat announcement on new investment in environmental projects
Philip Dunne MP reacts to the Ofwat announcement that the water sector is set to invest £2.8 billion in environmental projects
17 May 2021
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Committee holds fourth evidence session into inquiry
Committee to hold its fourth session as part of its inquiry into The role of Hydrogen in achieving Net Zero
06 May 2021
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Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Body Mass Index, alcohol harm, COVID-19-related evictions and biodiversity emergency
23 April 2021
Lords debates net zero emissions targets
Members debate case for integrated UK policy-making
22 April 2021
Here Comes The Summer: but are our waterways safe to be enjoyed recreationally?
The Committee will hear from leading academics and environmental campaigners as part of the inquiry considering the Water quality in rivers
19 April 2021
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