Sustainability and HM Treasury



1 Introduction

Defining sustainability

2 Importance of the Treasury

3 Understanding of environmental sustainability

Short-term vs. long-term

Taking account of long-term issues

Political priorities

4 Performance on environmental sustainability

Meeting carbon budgets

Cancellation of the carbon capture and storage competition

Cancellation of the zero carbon homes policy

Landfill tax and PFI credits


5 Improving performance and ensuring accountability

Industrial strategy

Monitoring Treasury performance and ensuring accountability

6 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

16 November 2016