Agenda

Environment Scrutiny Commission - Tuesday 27 February 2024 7.00 pm

Venue: 160 Tooley Street, London SE1 2QH

Contact: Julie Timbrell 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

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    To receive any apologies for absence.

2.

Notification of any items of business which the chair deems urgent

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    In special circumstances, an item of business may be added to an agenda within five clear working days of the meeting.

3.

Disclosure of Interests and Dispensations

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    Members to declare any interests and dispensations in respect of any item of business to be considered at this meeting.

4.

Minutes

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    To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 27 November 2023.

    Supporting documents:

5.

Sitopia

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    Carolyn Steel, author, video on her recent book Sitopia will be shown.

     

      https://www.carolynsteel.com/

6.

Incredible Edible

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    Victoria Sherwin, a director of Incredible Edible,  will present on their work in Lambeth.  

7.

Insectinside

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    Penny Frith will present on her work documenting life in the bushes of a small Peckham park.

     

     https://insectinside.me/page/2/

     

8.

Meristem

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    Meristem will be providing information on their rain gardens and  

    Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS).

     

    https://www.meristemdesign.co.uk/

9.

Improving biodiversity in Southwark : Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) de-paving, pocket parks, and other measures

10.

Southwark Nature Action Volunteers: Recommendations for Nature Recovery In Southwark

11.

Officer report on Environment Act including Biodiversity Net Gain & Local Nature Recovery Plan

12.

Officer report on supporting community food growing and gardening

13.

Sustainable Freight scrutiny report

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    James Trimmer , Director of Planning and Development , Port of London Authority has provided the enclosed email to inform the review.

     

     

     

    Supporting documents:

14.

Work programme

Discussion of any other open items as notified at the start of the meeting.