Environment Audit Committee  ‘Establishing a Nature Volunteer Force (Citizens’ Army) to monitor invasive species is one of a number of recommendations the Government is exploring following the Environmental Audit Committee’s report on Invasive Species. Read the Government Response [HTML] and [PDF] Inquiry: Invasive Species  Urgent action needed Last year, the Committee published its report on invasive species, finding that they […]

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Last week, the Chairman of the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC), Philip Dunne, wrote to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) warning that parts of UK could run out of water and calling for Government action, requesting an update on measures such as leakage targets and managing water consumption. Read the letter here. […]

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Offshore wind – EAC inquiry Deadline to submit responses is 15th May 2020 – click here to access the EAC’s online Call for Evidence portal The Committee is inviting written submissions to inform its first session. These should focus on, but not be limited to:  How effective has the Government’s offshore wind Sector Deal been in moving the sector towards becoming an integral […]

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Wildlife & Countryside Link ‘The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has published the final report of its invasive species inquiry which, among other things, calls for a tripling of the invasive species budget and a ‘citizens army’ of 1.3 million volunteers to act as our frontline of defence. Link warmly welcomed the Committee’s recommendations, many of which we have campaigned […]

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