Decision details

Draft Climate Change Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the draft strategy


1)    That the report be noted, and that officers take account of the Cabinet’s feedback; and


2)    That the draft strategy be agreed and issued for public consultation in South Holland.


Reasons for the decision:

·         By taking the lead on developing a Climate Change Strategy for South and East Lincolnshire, the Councils of South Holland, Boston and East Lindsey are sending a clear message both locally, and nationally, that they are committed to playing their part in tackling the challenges Climate Change presents, and also embracing the opportunities that exist;

·         Success cannot be achieved in isolation and in fostering new relationships and strengthening existing ones, the three councils will promote a coordinated and collaborative approach to addressing a global issue; and

·         Successful delivery of the Strategy will ultimately lead to more vibrant, cohesive and healthier communities which understand the importance of a balanced, sustainable future in delivering multiple benefits for everyone

Alternative options considered:

Do nothing

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Conflict of Interest: None

Dispensation Granted: None

Contact: Forrest White, Democratic Services Assistant Email:

Publication date: 14/12/2021

Date of decision: 14/12/2021

Decided at meeting: 14/12/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 23/12/2021

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