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Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 15 January 2008.


Members present

Mr Tim Yeo, in the Chair

Mr Martin CatonMr Nick Hurd
Colin ChallenMark Lazarowicz
Mr David ChaytorMr Graham Stuart
Martin HorwoodDr Desmond Turner


Memorandum Submitted by the Joint Nature Conservation Committee

House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee inquiry Are biofuels sustainable?

Memorandum by the Joint Nature Conservation Committee, 28 September 2007

Memorandum submitted by the Environment Agency

Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Ms Julie Foley, Head, Sustainable Development, Ms Amanda Barratt, Industry Regulation Policy Adviser, the Environment Agency; and Dr Tony Weighell, Head of Global Impacts Programme, and Ms Jessica Magnus, EU Policy Adviser, The Joint Nature Conservation Committee, gave evidence.

Question Number

65 - 79

80 - 93

Memorandum submitted by the National Farmers' Union

Memorandum submitted by the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership

Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Mr Peter Kendall, President, and Mr Guy Gagen, Head of Combinable Crops, National Farmers' Union (NFU); and Mr Greg Archer, Director, and Ms Jessica Chalmers, Programme Manager, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LCVP), gave evidence.

Question Number

94 - 99

100 - 119

120 - 124

Memorandum submitted by the Biosciences Federation


Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Professor Richard Bateman, Professor Roland Clift CBE, Biosciences Federation, and Dr Dominick Spracklen, University of Leeds, gave evidence.

Question Number

125 - 139

140 - 146

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