Decision details

Net Zero Exeter update

Decision Maker: Executive, Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To consider the Final report on Exeter City Futures




RECOMMENDED that Council:-


(1)  note the content of the report contained in Appendix A of the report and to reflect that that a step change in the Government’s approach in delivering Net Zero is required to allow any prospect for the city of Exeter in achieving a Net Zero Exeter 2030;

(2)  note the closure of ECF and the work that has been done through ECF in building collaboration and delivering progress against the city’s Net Zero ambitions;

(3)  agree that in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Climate and Ecological crisis, the Chief Executive will develop proposals for how Members might work with partners locally to ensure oversight of the city’s delivery on this key strategic goal; and

(4)  note that officers will identify how external work on this priority will be resourced given the end of the secondments to ECF.


Reason for Decision: As set out in the report.





Report author: Bindu Arjoon

Publication date: 04/10/2023

Date of decision: 03/10/2023

Decided at meeting: 03/10/2023 - Executive

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