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Decision details

Lewisham Climate Emergency Action Plan

Decision Maker: Mayor and Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Cabinet

Member for Environment & Transport, Councillor Sophie McGeevor, the

Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:


(1) the Lewisham Climate Emergency Strategic Action Plan be approved;


(2) the ambition for the borough to be carbon neutral by 2030 be affirmed;


(3) the ambitious nature of this target and the need for significant and

sustained action by central government if it is to be delivered be noted;


(4) the outline communication strategy at Annex A be approved;


(5) the proposed criteria for Lewisham’s Carbon Offset Fund at Annex B be



(6) Mayor and Cabinet reviews progress on the Action Plan annually.


Publication date: 12/03/2020

Date of decision: 11/03/2020

Decided at meeting: 11/03/2020 - Mayor and Cabinet

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