Tag Archives: SDC

Defra announces changes to arm’s length bodies

Caroline Spelman announced yesterday that she will be: Withdrawing Defra funding from the Sustainable Development Commission (SDC); Abolishing the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution; Abolishing the Agricultural Wages Board, the 15 Agricultural Wages Committees, the 16 Agricultural Dwelling House Advisory Committees and the Committee on Agricultural Valuation; Abolishing the Inland Waterways Advisory Council; and Abolishing [...]

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SDC report published: the Future is Local

The Sustainable Development Commission (SDC) has finalised an in-depth study into improving the sustainability of existing neighbourhoods and has published the report “The Future is Local: Empowering communities to improve their neighbourhoods”. The report is the culmination of a year’s work, reviewing over 80 inspirational case studies; working with 50 experts from the fields of [...]

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Commissioners wanted – The Sustainable Development Commission

The Sustainable Development Commission (SDC) is looking for 4 new commissioners. The closing date for applications is 9am, Monday 15 February. The posts are part-time, remunerated positions, with each Commissioner expected to spend approx 2 days per month on SDC work. They are looking for people with Sustainable Development experience from any one of a range of sectors [...]

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Vacancies at the Sustainable development Commission

The Sustainable Development Commission is recruiting for two non-executive directors. The Sustainable Development Commission is the Government’s independent advisor on sustainable development. It also works to help build the capacity of government and public bodies across the UK to understand and deliver sustainable development; is an advocate for sustainable development within and outside Government; and [...]

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