§ Mr. Dafis
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment (1) what has been the response of the Cabinet Environment Committee to the findings of the House of Lords Select Committee on Sustainable Development in paragraph 6.31 of its recent report, HL 72; and whether the Committee had integrated environmental concerns with energy policy; 
(2) what is his response to the recommendations in paragraph 6.15 of the report from the House of Lords Select Committee on Sustainable Development, HL 72, that there should be a clear and prompt re-statement of the functions and purposes of the Government's own internal integrating mechanisms. 
§ Mr. Clappison
The Government published their full response to the Lords Select Committee Report on Sustainable Development (HL 72) on Thursday 12 October as Cm 3018. Paragraphs 66 to 68 of the response set out the position on the Energy Saving Trust—paragraph 6.31 of the report. Paragraphs 81 to 84 of the response restate the functions and purposes of the Government's own internal integrating mechanisms.