Decision details

Climate Change Scrutiny Panel Final Report

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Full Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To consider and agree the final report and recommendations from the Climate Change Scrutiny Panel.




Cabinet endorses the principle of the recommendations set out in Section 6 of report OSC/292, subject to a full evaluation as part of the development of the Council’s Climate Change Emergency Action Plan and for that Action Plan to be brought back to Cabinet for consideration as soon as possible.


That Full Council be requested to:


a)            endorse the Scrutiny Panel’s findings and recommendations contained within report OSC/292


b)            request that any necessary revisions to the Council’s Constitution relating to paperless committee meetings be made.


c)            Request that the Governance Committee look at the future format of the Council’s formal and informal meetings to consider which should be face to face, virtual or hybrid.


Reasons for the Recommendations


The recommendations reflect the motion agreed by Full Council and outline proposals to help the Council to achieve the ambition to reduce carbon emissions generated by Crawley Borough Council activities by at least 45% by 2030 and to zero by 2050s.



Report author: Clem Smith

Publication date: 09/02/2021

Date of decision: 03/02/2021

Decided at meeting: 03/02/2021 - Cabinet

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