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 April 2017, these are the members of the Environmental Audit Select Committee.[2] Members in the 2016/17 session of Parliament are as follows:

Member Party Constituency
Mary Creagh MP (Chair) Labour Wakefield
Peter Aldous MP Conservative Waveney
Caroline Ansell MP Conservative Eastbourne
Therese Coffey MP Conservative Suffolk Coastal
Geraint Davies MP Labour Swansea West
Glyn Davies MP Conservative Montgomeryshire
Luke Hall MP Conservative Thornbury and Yate
Peter Heaton-Jones MP Conservative North Devon
Peter Lilley MP Conservative Hitchin and Harpenden
Caroline Lucas MP Green Brighton Pavilion
John McNally MP SNP Falkirk
Kerry McCarthy MP Labour Bristol East
Scott Mann MP Conservative North Cornwall
Matthew Offord MP Conservative Hendon
Joan Ryan MP Labour Enfield North
Gavin Shuker MP Labour Luton South

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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  1. ^ Environmental Audit Select Committee
  2. ^ "Membership - Environmental Audit Committee". UK Parliament. Retrieved 12 April 2016.  line feed character in |title= at position 13 (help)