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24 February 2015
24 February 2015 | Publication

Letter: Response to the Environmental Audit Committee

To: Rt Hon. Joan Walley MP, Chair Environmental Audit Committee A letter from Matthew Bell, Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change, responding to the EAC’s letter of 4 February asking for our assessment of the consistency of UK shale gas production with carbon budgets. Read the original letter on the EAC’s website.
18 February 2015
18 February 2015 | Publication

Letter: Further measures needed to promote sustainable drainage in new development

To: Rt Hon. Elizabeth Truss MP, DEFRA Secretary of State A letter from Lord Krebs, Chairman of the Adaptation Sub-Committee, suggesting further steps are necessary to make sure the proposed changes to the planning system are successful in promoting sustainable drainage systems (SuDS). Read the ASC’s previous letter to the Secretary of State advising on SuDS.
3 February 2015
3 February 2015 | Publication

Letter: Designing Flood Re to encourage flood risk reduction

To: Brendan McCafferty, Chief Executive, Flood Re This letter from Lord Krebs, Chairman of the Adaptation Sub-Committee to the newly appointed Flood Re Chief Executive sets out advice on how to design Flood Re (flood insurance proposals) to encourage reduction of flood risk.
20 January 2015
20 January 2015 | Publication

Letter: Fuel Poverty Strategy Consultation response

In a letter to Amber Rudd, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, the CCC advised that addressing fuel poverty and meeting carbon budgets can (and should) go hand in hand.
28 October 2014
28 October 2014 | Publication

Letter: Consultation on delivering Sustainable Drainage Systems

A letter from Lord Krebs, Chairman of the Adaptation Sub-Committee expressing concern about how the Government now intends to encourage the use of sustainable drainage systems in new development