Climate Change and Environment Cabinet Portfolio

Last updated: 15 August 2022


Portfolio Holder: Councillor Gareth Williams

Deputy Portfolio Holders: Councillor Jilly Jordan

As well as climate change and environment, the Cabinet Portfolio spans the directorates:

  • Planning, Growth and Sustainability
  • Communities

Functions of the portfolio

The portfolio includes:

  • Climate Change Strategy and action on mitigating climate change
  • tree planting programme including the Queens Green Canopy
  • Energy and Environmental Policy; and Biodiversity Strategy
  • Waste Strategy and Management
  • Waste Collection
  • Street Scene
  • Waste disposal/treatment
  • Waste Enforcement (litter & fly tipping)
  • Strategic Flood Management
  • Natural Environment Partnership