Decision details

Developing The Low Carbon Economy

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Environmental (meeting)

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet considered the joint report of the Planning and Economic Development Director, Neighbourhood and Investment Programmes Director and the Environment and Technical Services Director on the progress made since November 2009 in developing a policy for tackling climate change and the development of a Low Carbon Economy.


This was a Key Decision and was included in the Council’s Forward Plan of Key Decisions.



(1)       the report be noted;


(2)       the Interim Framework for Action set out in Paragraph 4.1 of the report be endorsed;


(3)            approval be given to the commissioning of a Community Mapping Awareness Study;


(4)            approval be given to the engagement with community and voluntary sectors;


(5)            approval be given to the sponsorship of a programme of Low Carbon Economy seminars for appropriate public sector agencies in Sefton;


(6)       the establishment of a Climate Change Forum be endorsed;


(7)       the lead officer responsibilities and the supervisory role of the Strategic Director - Communities be noted;


(8)       the creation of a Climate Change Network be endorsed; and


(9)       the proposal for a Sefton Climate Change Conference be supported and appropriate officers be requested to prepare and present a self-funding proposal.

Publication date: 10/08/2010

Date of decision: 05/08/2010

Decided at meeting: 05/08/2010 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/08/2010

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