This briefing responds to a request from the Environmental Audit Committee that we review how the 2015 spending review took account of sustainability and environmental issues.
- The significance of the spending review for meeting government’s environmental objectives
- How effectively Treasury designed and implemented the spending review to ensure environmental issues were considered
- The potential impact of spending review decisions, to the extent that it can be known at this stage
- The Carbon Capture and Storage competition bid and cancellation decision as a case study.