EVIDENCE HEARING: SUSTAINABILITY IN BIS
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The Environmental Audit Committee will hold an evidence session at 2.25 pm on Wednesday 4 September in Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster, on Sustainability in BIS.
This session will explore aspects of sustainable development in a particular Government department, and identify lessons for wider application across other departments. It will examine BIS on its policies on the Regional Growth Fund, higher education funding reform (including student fees changes) and the Government’s Industrial Strategy. The session follows the Committee’s June 2013 report (First Report, HC 202) examining progress across Government departments generally in embedding sustainable development structures and processes. The National Audit Office have undertaken an audit in BIS and produced a detailed briefing to support the Committee, which has been published on their website.
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Emma Ward, Director, economic development, BIS
Howard Orme, Director General, finance and commercial, BIS
Janice Munday, Director, advanced manufacturing and services, BIS
Alex Wilson, Deputy Director, Regional Growth Fund, BIS
Paul Williams, Deputy Director, student finance policy, BIS
Steve Egan, Chief Executive, Higher Education Funding Council for England