Government’s 25 Year Plan for the Environment: Government Response Published   The Environmental Audit Committee publishes the Government’s response to its report ‘The Government’s 25 Year Plan for the Environment’. Read the Government Response: The Government’s 25 Year Plan for the Environment Read the Government Response: The Government’s 25 Year Plan for the Environment (PDF […]

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The House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee has accused Ministers of “dragging their feet” on action to protect people from heatwaves and is calling on the Government to do more. The Committee was commenting on the Government’s response to its report – Heatwaves: adapting to climate change – published in July warning that there will be 7,000 […]

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The Environmental Audit Committee holds its first evidence session in its inquiry into Sustainable Seas. Purpose of the session The Committee will hear from the Government’s Chief Scientific Advisers and leading academics from the sector. The session will explore the findings of the Government Office for Science’s Foresight report on the future of the sea. […]

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The Environmental Audit Committee calls for the Government to establish a new independent oversight body—the Environmental Enforcement and Audit Office (EEAO) — modelled on the National Audit Office (NAO), to ensure that the governance, enforcement, oversight and policy functions currently carried out by the European Commission and European Court of Justice are not lost after […]

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