FURTHER measures to tackle climate change, including holding an annual ‘people's assembly’, will be taken in Hillingdon .

A Labour group motion, amended by the ruling Conservatives, was approved at last night’s (18) council meeting. Hillingdon will:

  • Ensure that, where practical and cost-effective, all the council's procured services are net carbon zero by 2035
  • Support and work with businesses and organisations towards making the entire borough net zero by 2050
  • Review the council's investment strategyto give consideration to climate change impact 
  • Pro-actively include young people in the process 
  • Publicly report on the current level of investment in the fossil fuel industry
  • Hold an annual ‘people's assembly’ of residents and relevant groups to shape the climate change action plan.