Pre-appointment hearing for the Chair-Designate of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) Contents

Formal minutes

Tuesday 15 December 2020

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Environmental Audit Committees met concurrently, pursuant to Standing Order No. 137A.

Members present:

Environment, Food and Rural

Affairs Committee

Environmental Audit Committee

Neil Parish

Ian Byrne

Geraint Davies

Rosie Duffield

Barry Gardiner

Dr Neil Hudson

Robbie Moore

Mrs Sheryll Murray

Rt Hon Philip Dunne

Duncan Baker

Barry Gardiner

Mr Robert Goodwill

Marco Longhi

Caroline Lucas

Cherilyn Mackrory

Jerome Mayhew

Alex Sobel

Nadia Whittome

Neil Parish was called to the Chair, in accordance with Standing Order No.137A (1)(d).

Draft Report: Pre-appointment hearing for the Chair-Designate of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP)

The Committees considered this matter.

Draft Report (Pre-appointment hearing for the Chair-Designate of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP)) proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the Chair’s draft Report be considered concurrently, in accordance with Standing Order No. 137A (1) (c).

Ordered, That the Chair’s draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1 to 21 read and agreed to.

Summary agreed to.

Papers were appended to the Report as Appendices A to F.

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

The Environmental Audit Committee withdrew.

Hybrid meeting

Neil Parish, in the Chair

Ian Byrne

Geraint Davies

Rosie Duffield

Barry Gardiner

Dr Neil Hudson

Robbie Moore

Mrs Sheryll Murray

Draft Report (Pre-appointment hearing for the Chair-Designate of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP)) proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.

Resolved, That the draft Report prepared by Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Environmental Audit Committees, be the Second Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the provisions of Standing Order No. 137A (2) be applied to the Report.

Ordered, That the Chair make the Report to the House.

[Adjourned till Thursday 17 December at 11.00 a.m.

Environmental Audit Committee

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee withdrew.

Hybrid meeting

Rt Hon Philip Dunne, in the Chair

Duncan Baker

Barry Gardiner

Mr Robert Goodwill

Marco Longhi

Caroline Lucas

Cherilyn Mackrory

Jerome Mayhew

Alex Sobel

Nadia Whittome

Draft Report (Pre-appointment hearing for the Chair-Designate of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP)) proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.

Resolved, That the draft Report prepared by Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Environmental Audit Committees, be the Second Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the provisions of Standing Order No. 137A (2) be applied to the Report.

Ordered, That Neil Parish make the Report to the House.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 16 December at 02.00 p.m




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