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Council Carbon Reduction Strategy

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Dear Leeds City Council,

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I'd be most grateful if you can provide me with the following information in relation to the Council’s carbon reduction strategy

1. How much CO2e does the Council produce under Scopes 1, 2 and 3?
2. How often does the Council calculate your Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions?
3. Which of the Council’s activities are included in your Scope 3 emissions calculations?
4. What is the estimated financial budget to meet your Net Zero/Carbon Neutral target?
5. How much has been spent to date in reaching your Net Zero/Carbon Neutral target?
6. How are you financing this investment?

I thank you in advance for your help and look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully

Conner Toy

Leeds City Council

Requests Team
Information Management & Governance
Leeds City Council
PO Box 837
LS1 9PZ
Tel: 0113 3784251
Email: [email address]

Our reference: MLQWPSO3P

Date 02/03/2022

Dear Conner Toy,

Re: Environmental Information Regulations Request 

I refer to your request to the council for the following:

1. How much CO2e does the Council produce under Scopes 1, 2 and 3?

 2. How often does the Council calculate your Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions?

 3. Which of the Council’s activities are included in your Scope 3
emissions calculations?

 4. What is the estimated financial budget to meet your Net Zero/Carbon
Neutral target?

 5. How much has been spent to date in reaching your Net Zero/Carbon
Neutral target?

 6. How are you financing this investment?

 

We will respond to your request in accordance with the Environmental
Information Regulations 2004 within 20 working days.

You may also wish to check information published by Leeds City Council at
datamillnorth.org to see if the information you have requested is already
available.

We will endeavor to send all of the appropriate information you have
requested within statutory time scales, however if there is a large volume
of data we may need to send this to you in batches. Where this is the
case, we will contact you.

If you have any queries or wish to discuss this matter then please contact
me on 0113 3784251 or by email to [email address].

Yours sincerely,

Information Management & Governance Team
Digital Information Service
Leeds City Council

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Dear Conner Toy,

 

Re: Environmental Information Regulations Request. 

 

Firstly, I would like to apologise for the delay in responding with your
requested information. This has taken time working with the services to
extract the required data.

 

I refer to your correspondence to the council and your request for the
following:

 

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I'd be most
grateful if you can provide me with the following information in relation
to the Council’s carbon reduction strategy:

1. How much CO2e does the Council produce under Scopes 1, 2 and 3?

2. How often does the Council calculate your Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions?

3. Which of the Council’s activities are included in your Scope 3
emissions calculations?

4. What is the estimated financial budget to meet your Net Zero/Carbon
Neutral target?

5. How much has been spent to date in reaching your Net Zero/Carbon
Neutral target?

6. How are you financing this investment?

 

Please see the relevant attachments to this correspondence which provide
the following:

 

EIR response for case reference MLQWPSO3P – This document provides
responses to the questions requested above.

Climate Emergency Annual Report - For your information.

Capital Programme Update 2022 – 2026. For your information.

 

I trust that this response is satisfactory. Under Regulation 11, however,
you are entitled to make representations to us if it appears that we have
failed to comply with a requirement of the Regulations in relation to your
request. Representations must be made to us no later than 40 working days
after the date you believe we failed to comply with such a requirement. 

We will then consider your representations and supporting evidence and
decide if we have complied, notifying you of our decision as soon as
possible, and no later than 40 working days after the date of receipt of
your representations. 

Under Regulation 18, you are then entitled to apply to the Information
Commissioner for a decision as to whether, in any specified respect, your
request has not been dealt with in accordance with parts 2 and 3 of the
Regulations. 

Should you wish to contact the Commissioner’s Office then you can contact
the Commissioner via their website at [1]www.ico.gov.uk

I trust that this is self-explanatory.  If you have any queries please
contact me on 0113 3784251, or by return email.

 

Regards

 

Kevin Tetley

Senior Information Governance Officer

Leeds City Council

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