Issue details

Leeds City Council's Climate Emergency Response

To approve proposed next steps in the Council’s strategy to reduce its net carbon emissions to zero, and approve spending associated with meeting this goal.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/12/2019

Decision due: 7 Jan 2020 by Executive Board

Lead director: Director of Resources

Department: Resources and Housing

Contact: Polly Cook, Chief Officer Sustainable Energy and Air Quality Email:

Consultation process

The Council’s Climate Emergency response will be shaped by the Big Leeds Climate Conversation, a citywide consultation which garnered 8,000 responses with Council officers attending more than 60 events across various locations in Leeds.



Portfolio Holder: Executive Board Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development


Agenda items


  • The report to be issued to the decision maker with the agenda for the meeting