Decision details


Decision Maker: Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No




(1)   That Cabinet adopt the following documents, taking into consideration the additional actions proposed under each priority area:

·       Appendix 1 Climate Change Strategy 2022-2027

·       Appendix A Proposed Actions

·       Appendix B Achievements


(2)   That Cabinet reflects the Climate Change Strategy for contracted services when considering the revision of the Procurement Policy.


REASON FOR RECOMMENDATIONS: In 2019, the Council passed a motion to declare a Climate Emergency. In this motion the Council pledged their commitment to do everything within their power to become carbon neutral by 2030. This iteration of the Strategy has been revised to reflect the latest legislation, research, and best practice; and includes additional proposed actions under each priority area to respond to gaps we have identified. Appendix B Achievements lays out progress against each action.




Report author: Georgina Chapman

Publication date: 09/12/2022

Date of decision: 06/12/2022

Decided at meeting: 06/12/2022 - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Accompanying Documents: