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The second of our occasional series of views from the Environmental Audit Committee describes its continued scrutiny of the Government's progress on sustainable development and environmental policy.
The Environmental Audit Committee has published its report on the green economy, what it should look like, and how it will help deliver sustainable development, recommending a longer-term view and transformation of the whole economy.
Progress on transparency and scrutiny, including new sustainable development indicators, annual report and accounts, stakeholder engagement, expertise from the SDRN and the Environmental Audit Committee's scrutiny.
The first of an occasional series of views from the Environmental Audit Committee outlines the committee's remit, how it works, and its scrutiny of the Government's progress on sustainable development and environmental policy.
Following the Government's response to the Environmental Audit Committee inquiry on embedding sustainable development across Government, Caroline Spelman and Oliver Letwin gave evidence to the committee.
Solitaire Townsend, co-founder and director of Futerra, describes the emerging plans for a People’s Green Watchdog to provide independent scrutiny of government progress on sustainable development.
The Environmental Audit Committee's report on Embedding sustainable development across Government recommends that the Cabinet Office takes on responsibility for driving the agenda from the centre of Government.
Caroline Spelman welcomes Environmental Audit Committee inquiry into embedding sustainable development in Government as: “an excellent example of how Parliament can hold Government to account on sustainable development.”