Publication - Consultation paper

The role of public sector bodies in tackling climate change: consultation

Published: 11 Sep 2019

We are seeking your views on the way that information and knowledge are shared between public sector bodies; whether public bodies should set targets for themselves to achieve zero greenhouse gas emissions; and on proposed changes to the mandatory reporting duties.

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The role of public sector bodies in tackling climate change: consultation
Annex D: Consultation Questions

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Annex D: Consultation Questions

Q1. What additional training, information or guidance do you think Public Sector Bodies need to help them increase their action on climate change?

Q2. What are your views on the proposed structure for the High Ambition Climate Network of Chief Executives and Elected Members?

Q3. Do you agree that Public Sector Bodies should be required to set targets for when they will achieve zero direct emissions, and for reduced indirect emissions?

Yes / no / don’t know

Please explain your answer.

Q4. Do you agree that Public Sector Bodies should report annually on how they use their resources to contribute to reducing emissions? 

Yes / no / don’t know

Please explain your answer.

Q5. Do you agree that the details of what Public Sector Bodies are required to report on should be set out in statutory guidance instead of on the face of secondary legislation (otherwise known as an Order)?

Yes / no / don’t know

Please explain your answer.

Q6. Do you agree to the proposed changes to the list of Public Sector Bodies that are required to annually report their emissions?

Yes / no / don’t know

If you answered no, please specify which aspect of the proposal you disagree with and why.

Q7. Do you agree with our proposals for amending the reporting requirements as set out above?  

Yes / no / don’t know

If you answered no, please specify which aspect of the proposal you disagree with.

Q8. Is there anything else you think should be added to the reporting duties, or anything else you think should be removed?

Q9. Do you agree that Public Sector Bodies should each make their own report on emissions reductions publicly available?

Yes / no / don’t know

Please explain your answer.

Other comments.


Contact

Email: Magdalena.Demczak@gov.scot