Contact: Candida Basilio, Democratic Services Officer

Telephone number 07895 213820


Date: 13 January 2023




A meeting of the

Climate Emergency Advisory Committee

will be held on Monday, 23 January 2023 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 - 8)


To review the draft minutes of the last meeting held on 10 October 2022 and agree as a correct record.




6.           Public participation



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




7.           Update from the Cabinet Member for Environment



An update from Cabinet Member Councillor Sally Povolotsky.




8.           Environment Act update



An update from officers on the Environment Act.









9.           Presentation: Climate training platform for staff



The Climate Action team will give a presentation on the training provision developed for staff, with a view to develop similar for members. Committee to provide any comments.




10.       Climate Action Plan Performance Quarter 2

(Pages 9 - 50)


Committee to review quarter 2 performance for the Climate Action Plan and provide any comments and suggestions for further investigation and progression.




11.       Domestic Retrofit for South and Vale

(Pages 51 - 65)


CEAC are asked to discuss the options detailed in the Domestic Retrofit report and provide guidance to officers over which options should be prioritised for further detailed investigation.




12.       Future items


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