Environmental Audit Select Committee

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The Environmental Audit Select Committee is a select committee of the House of Commons in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The remit of the committee is to examine how government department's policies and programmes will affect both the environment and sustainable development.[1]


As at September 2017, these are the members of the Environmental Audit Select Committee.[2] Members in the 2017/18 session of Parliament are as follows:

Member Party Constituency
Mary Creagh MP (Chair) Labour Wakefield
Colin Clark MP Conservative Gordon
Dr Thérèse Coffey1 MP Conservative Suffolk Coastal
Geraint Davies MP Labour (Co-op) Swansea West
Philip Dunne MP Conservative Ludlow
Zac Goldsmith MP Conservative Richmond Park
Robert Goodwill MP Conservative Scarborough and Whitby
James Gray MP Conservative North Wiltshire
Caroline Lucas MP Green Brighton Pavilion
Kerry McCarthy MP Labour Bristol East
John McNally MP SNP Falkirk
Kerry McCarthy MP Labour Bristol East
Anna McMorrin MP Labour North Cornwall
Dr Matthew Offord MP Conservative Hendon
Joan Ryan MP Labour Enfield North
Dr Dan Poulter MP Conservative Central Suffolk and North Ipswich
Alex Sobel MP Labour (Co-op) Leeds North West

1 Ex-officio membership as Environment Minister.
Source: Environmental Audit Committee


Occasionally, the House of Commons orders changes to be made in terms of membership of select committees, as proposed by the Committee of Selection. Such changes are shown below.

Date Outgoing Member
& Party
Constituency New Member
& Party
Constituency Source
5 December 2011 Simon Kirby MP (Conservative) Brighton Kemptown Paul Uppal MP (Conservative) Wolverhampton South West Hansard
3 December 2012 Sheryll Murray MP (Conservative) South East Cornwall Matthew Offord MP (Conservative) South East Cornwall Hansard
10 December 2012 Ian Murray MP (Labour) Edinburgh South Chris Evans MP (Labour Co-op) Islwyn Hansard

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