Contact: Candida Mckelvey, Democratic Services Officer

Telephone number 07895 213820


Date: 20 December 2021




A meeting of the

Climate Emergency Advisory Committee

will be held on Monday, 10 January 2022 at 6.00 pm

as a virtual meeting


This meeting will be live streamed on YouTube, and can be accessed here:



Members of the Committee:





David Grant (chair)

Amos Duveen (vice chair)



Eric Batts

Eric De La Harpe



Hayleigh Gascoigne

Alison Jenner

Bob Johnston














Alternative formats of this publication are available on request.  These include large print, Braille, audio, email and easy read.  For this or any other special requirements (such as access facilities) please contact the officer named on this agenda.  Please give as much notice as possible before the meeting.


Patrick Arran

Head of Legal and Democratic




Open to the Public including the Press



1.           Chair's announcements



To receive any announcements from the chair and general housekeeping matters.




2.           Apologies for absence



To record apologies for absence and the attendance of substitute members.




3.           Declarations of interest



To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests in respect of items on the agenda for this meeting.




4.           Urgent business



To receive notification of any matters which the chair determines should be considered as urgent business and the special circumstances which have made the matters urgent.




5.           Minutes of the last meeting

(Pages 4 - 7)


To review and agree as a correct record the minutes of the meeting on 4 October 2021, and for the chair to sign them as such.




6.           Public participation



To receive any questions or statements from members of the public that have registered to speak. 




7.           Update from Cabinet member for Environment



To receive a verbal update.




8.           Task and finish group updates



To receive any updates from task and finish groups.






9.           Future agenda items



For committee to discuss potential agenda items and upcoming items for the committee.











10.       Greenhouse Gas Emissions Annual Report



For committee to review the annual report for increasing awareness of council emissions, and for public promotion of the report. (report to follow)




11.       Climate Action Plan



For committee to review the draft Climate Action Plan and recommend it’s adoption to Cabinet (paper to follow).




12.       Climate Action Fund



For committee to review the draft fund guidance and discuss opportunities for scheme promotion and recommend it’s adoption to Cabinet (paper to follow).




13.       Tree Planting Update



Committee to receive a verbal update on applications received for tree planting on council land.