Lord Deben:Written question - 217531

Asked by Conor Burns
(Bournemouth West)
Asked on: 06 February 2019
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Lord Deben
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has received any assurances from the Chair of the Climate Change Committee on potential conflicts of interests arising from his involvement with Sancroft International.
Answered by: Claire Perry
Answered on: 12 February 2019

The Chair of the Committee on Climate Change declared his interests with Sancroft International as part of his appointment process in 2012.

We have received assurances from the Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change on their processes for managing potential conflicts of interests. These include a clear policy on conflicts of interests, publication of members’ interests, and actively inviting information on actual or perceived conflicts as the first agenda item at each Committee meeting.

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