Decision details

Climate and Natural Environment Policy Statement

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Agree a new Climate and Natural Environment Policy Statement.



Recommendations approved with the following amendments:


a)              Agree this Climate and Natural Environment Policy Statement to ensure environmental considerations are placed at the heart of policy and decision-making across the County Council.


b)              Re-affirm commitment to the shared environment principles of the Future Oxfordshire Partnership Oxford-Cambridge Arc, set out in Appendix 1.


c)              Lead positive change through a new County-wide strategic framework, detailed in Appendix 2, to ensure the principles for climate action, environmental resilience and nature recovery are embedded in the breadth of County Council partnership activity across Oxfordshire.


d)              delegate authority to make amendments to the Policy to the Corporate Director Environment & Place.


Report author: Sarah Gilbert

Publication date: 16/11/2022

Date of decision: 15/11/2022

Decided at meeting: 15/11/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 23/11/2022

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