Select Committee on Environmental Audit Minutes of Evidence



ANNEX D

A POSSIBLE REMIT FOR THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION

  The purpose of the Commission might be to:

    —  deepen understanding of the concept and objectives of sustainable development;

    —  monitor and report on progress towards sustainable development in the UK;

    —  focus attention on current and emerging problems in achieving sustainability and the measures that may be needed;

    —  help build a common understanding between different sectors of society of the nature of the problems in achieving sustainability;

    —  provide strategic advice to the Government and others on actions needed to move towards sustainable development.


 
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