Decision details

Approval of Environment Strategy

Decision Maker: Environment and Neighbourhood Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This report will seek approval to a new Sustainability Strategy for the Council


Jennifer Sibley, Interim Head of Environment Strategy, presented the report.


In debate, Members examined each chapter of the proposed strategy in turn:

·         Cleaner air,

·         A greener borough, including green space and tree planting.

·         Using less energy, including carbon emissions and fuel poverty,

·         Creating a circular economy,

·         Tackling climate change and considering resilience.


Member discussion also considered the consultation methods employed in developing the strategy.


RESOLVED: that the Council’s new environment strategy be agreed.

Report author: Scott Funnell

Publication date: 20/03/2019

Date of decision: 07/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 07/03/2019 - Environment and Neighbourhood Committee

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