Contact: Candida Mckelvey, Democratic Services Officer

Telephone number 07895 213820


Date: 30 September 2022




A meeting of the

Climate Emergency Advisory Committee

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

This will be a virtual, online meeting.


The meeting can be watched live at the following link:


Members of the Committee:








Hayleigh Gascoigne (Chair)

Eric De La Harpe (Vice Chair)

Eric Batts

David Grant

Alison Jenner

Bob Johnston

Catherine Webber






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.           Declaration of interests



To receive declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests, other registrable interests and non-registrable interests or any conflicts of interest 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 - 9)


To review the minutes of the last meeting held on 7 July 2022. If agreed as a correct record, the chair will 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 task and finish groups



For committee to receive any updates from current task and finish groups.




8.           Update from the Cabinet Member for Environment



An update from Cabinet Member Councillor Sally Povolotsky.






9.           Environment Act update



An update from officers on the Environment Act.




10.       Update from the Climate Action Team



An update from the Climate and Biodiversity Team Leader.









11.       Climate Action Plan (CAP) Quarter 1 2022-23

(Pages 10 - 54)


Item introduced by Senior Climate Action officer. An opportunity for the committee to review progress on the delivery of the CAP, and to make any requests for further detail to be brought forward at future CEEAC meetings.




12.       Decarbonisation of leisure centres - update paper

(Pages 55 - 57)


To update Members on the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) and the council’s progress to date in submitting funding applications.




13.       Future items



For committee members to suggest topics for future consideration by the committee.