Decision details

Executive Response to Follow up Recommendations to the Committee’s Review of the Climate and Ecological Emergency July 2021

Decision Maker: Cabinet member environment and economy

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the executive response to recommendations made by general scrutiny committee

regarding the climate and ecological emergency review.


On 19 July 2021 the General Scrutiny Committee made a further three recommendations after reviewing the executive response to the follow up 11 recommendations that were made in response to the original 58 recommendations.




a)    The response to the General Scrutiny committee’s additional recommendations regarding the task and finish group review concerning the Climate and Ecological Emergency, as attached at Appendix 1 is noted.


Alternative options considered:

1.             None proposed; it is a statutory requirement to provide a response to recommendations made by general scrutiny committee. It is open to the executive to accept, partially accept or reject a recommendation from scrutiny committee, should a recommendation not be accepted an explanation should be provided.


Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Ben Boswell, Head of environment, climate emergency and waste services Email: Tel: 01432 261930, Danny Lenain, Principal Sustainability and Climate Change Officer Email:, Richard Vaughan, Principal Energy & Active Travel Officer Email: Tel: 01432 260192.

Publication date: 13/09/2021

Date of decision: 13/09/2021

Effective from: 18/09/2021

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