Select Committee on Environmental Audit First Special Report


FIRST SPECIAL REPORT

The Environmental Audit Committee has agreed to the following Special Report:—

GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO THE FIRST REPORT FROM THE COMMITTEE,
SESSION 1999-2000 ON—EU POLICY AND THE ENVIRONMENT:
AN AGENDA FOR THE HELSINKI SUMMIT (HC 44, 1999-2000)

1. The Environmental Audit Committee published its First Report, 1999-2000, on 25 November 1999: EU policy and the Environment: an agenda for the Helsinki Summit. The Government's response, in the form of a Memorandum from the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions, was received on 29 February 2000.

2. The response was reported to the House and placed in the Commons Library on 29 February 2000 and it was publicised in a press release as available.[1] On 7 March 2000 the Committee took further evidence on this topic from the European Environment Agency and the EU's statistical office Eurostat.[2]

3. This Government's response to the Committee's report is formally published here as an Appendix to this Special Report.


1   EAC PN, 1999-2000, No. 12. Back

2   Minutes of Evidence taken before the EAC, 7 March 2000, HC 312-i. Back


 
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