Adapting to Climate Change - Environmental Audit Committee Contents

The Environmental Audit Committee

The Environmental Audit Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to consider to what extent the policies and programmes of government departments and non-departmental public bodies contribute to environmental protection and sustainable development; to audit their performance against such targets as may be set for them by Her Majesty's Ministers; and to report thereon to the House.

Current membership

Mr Tim Yeo MP (Conservative, South Suffolk) (Chairman)

Gregory Barker MP (Conservative, Bexhill & Battle)

Mr Martin Caton MP (Labour, Gower)

Colin Challen MP (Labour, Morley and Rothwell)

Mr David Chaytor MP (Labour, Bury North)

Martin Horwood MP (Liberal Democrat, Cheltenham)

Mr Nick Hurd MP (Conservative, Ruislip-Northwood)

Rt Hon Jane Kennedy MP (Labour, Liverpool, Wavertree)

Mark Lazarowicz MP (Labour/Co-operative, Edinburgh North and Leith)

Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger MP (Conservative, Bridgewater)

Mr Shahid Malik MP (Labour, Dewsbury)

Mrs Linda Riordan MP (Labour, Halifax)

Mr Graham Stuart MP (Conservative, Beverley & Holderness)

Jo Swinson MP (Liberal Democrat, East Dunbartonshire)

Dr Desmond Turner MP (Labour, Brighton, Kempton)

Joan Walley MP (Labour, Stoke-on-Trent North)


The constitution and powers are set out in House of Commons Standing Orders, principally Standing Order No. 152A. These are available on the Internet via


The Reports and evidence of the Committee are published by The Stationery Office by Order of the House. All publications of the Committee (including substantive press notices) are on the Internet at:

A list of Reports of the Committee from the current Parliament is at the back of this volume.

Committee staff

The current staff of the Committee are: Gordon Clarke (Clerk), Simon Fiander (Second Clerk), Tim Bryant (Committee Specialist), Edward White (Committee Specialist), James Bowman (Senior Committee Assistant), Susan Ramsay (Committee Assistant) and Steven Everett (Sandwich Student).


All correspondence should be addressed to The Clerk, Environmental Audit Committee, Committee Office, 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA. The telephone number for general inquiries is: 020 7219 6150; the Committee's e-mail address is: [email protected]

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