HC Deb 27 November 2002 vol 395 cc286-7W
Sue Doughty

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what the sustainability strategy is for her Department; and how it has changed since the Earth Summit in Johannesburg. [83443]

Mr. Meacher

The Defra sustainable development strategy, "Foundations For Our Future", was published in June 2002, it provides a framework for how Defra will develop policies and identifies a set of indicators which will be used to monitor Defra's progress. The strategy will be reviewed in June 2003 taking into account the outcome of the World Summit on Sustainable Development.

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