The Environmental Audit Committee has requested a review of sustainability within the Ministry of Justice.
The briefing will examine:
- The Department’s arrangements to support and promote sustainability within: policy and policy making; governance and leadership; estates and operations and procurement.
- The most significant environmental issues the Department faces now and in the future.
- The Department’s consideration of environmental impacts in its closure and rebuilding of prisons, the closure of courts and its use of a digitalised case management system within the courts.
It continues the NAO’s series of Departmental sustainability overviews prepared for the Environmental Audit Committee, which have previously covered the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Home Office, the NHS, and the Department for Transport.
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