Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Climate Action, Regeneration and Renters
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Approval of the MEES Plus Grant Policy for launch of the MEES Plus Pilot Scheme.
1.1 This report recommends the approval of the MEES Plus Grant Policy for delivery of the MEES Plus Pilot Scheme (the Pilot Scheme) to increase energy efficiency in the private rented sector (PRS) contributing to carbon emission reductions to achieve net zero by 2040.
2. Reasons for Decision
2.1 On 30/11/21 following a successful bid, Westminster was awarded a sum of £158,149 by the Carbon Offset Fund to deliver “measurable and quantifiable reductions in carbon emissions in private rented properties across the City of Westminster.” A condition of the funding is that the pilot must begin within 24 months of the date of the approval letter (30/11/21).
2.2 Approval of the MEES Plus Grant Policy is necessary for delivery of the MEES Plus Grant Pilot, in accordance with the funding awarded by the Carbon Offset Fund.
Publication date: 23/01/2023
Date of decision: 23/01/2023
Effective from: 31/01/2023