Decision details

Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The subject of the decision:


This report sought approval from Cabinet and Council for the acceptance of a Government grant of £4,724,763 to assist the Council in implementing a range of initiatives that aimed to significantly reduce the carbon emitted by its leisure centres.


Alternative options considered:




The reason for the decision:


The reduction in carbon emissions from the Council’s leisure facilities was integral to the Council’s Caring for the Environment priority.


The decision:


That Cabinet agrees and recommends to Council that:-


(1)      the grant offer detailed within section 1 of the report is formally accepted; and


(2)      any significant changes to the Capital Programme as a consequence of implementing the decarbonisation initiatives are brought to Cabinet for its consideration.

Reason Key: Affects more than 2 wards;

Wards Affected: All Wards;

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Steven Lister, Director of Leisure and Communities Email:

Report author: Steven Lister

Publication date: 10/03/2021

Date of decision: 09/03/2021

Decided at meeting: 09/03/2021 - Cabinet

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