Low Carbon Scotland: Meeting our Emissions Reduction Targets 2013-2027 (RPP2)

 

Remit

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The Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee, along with the Environment, Economy Energy and Tourism, Rural Affairs, Climate Change, and Local Government and Regeneration Committees agreed to review the Scottish Government’s  Draft Second Report on Proposals and Policies (RPP2).

The remit for review was—

“To consider the draft second Report on Proposals and Policies and the effectiveness of these in meeting the emissions reduction targets”.

The Scottish Government's Draft Second Report on Proposals and Policies was laid in the Parliament on 29 January 2013. Under the provisions of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 Parliament has a maximum of 60 days to report on the document. Four parliamentary Committees have identified an interest in scrutinising the draft report: the Infrastructure and Capital Investment, Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment, Economy Energy and Tourism, and Local Government and Regeneration Committees. Each Committee will separately consider the elements of the Report within their remit and will report directly to Parliament.

The ICI Committee focused their scrutiny in the following areas:

  • Housing – energy efficiency
  • Transport
  • Procurement
  • Scottish Water
  • Broadband infrastructure.

The following links will take you to the other Committees' webpages for RPP2 and detail their remit within the report:

The Scottish Government published its Draft Second Report on Proposals and Policies on Tuesday 29 January 2013. Follow this link to read the report:

The Infrastructure and Capital Investment, along with the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment, Economy Energy and Tourism, and Local Government and Regeneration Committees issued a joint call for views through a Scottish Parliament press release.

Please use the following links:

Evidence

The Committee issued a call for written evidence on 29 January 2013.

Oral evidence sessions were held on 6 February, 20 February and 27 February 2013.

Supplementary written evidence was recieved from Transport Scotland, further to the evidence session on 27 February 2013.

Report

3rd Report, 2013 (Session 4): Report on Low Carbon Scotland: Meeting our Emissions Reductions Targets 2013-2027 - The Draft Second Report on Proposals

Scottish Government's Report on Low Carbon Scotland: Meeting our Emissions Reduction Targets 2013-2027. The Second Report on Proposals and Policies