Agenda and decisions

CPH Climate Change, Planning & Housing Decision Session - Thursday 20th May 2021 6.00 pm

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Apologies for Absence


None received.


Declaration of Interests

To receive declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests and conflicts of interest from Members.



None received.


Questions and Deputations


None received.


Green Homes Local Authority Delivery Scheme pdf icon PDF 199 KB

To inform and agree Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council’s participation in the Green Homes Local Authority Delivery Scheme during 2021 to improve energy efficiency across social housing, private rented sector and owner occupier tenures.

Additional documents:


The Cabinet Portfolio Holder:


(i)  Noted the agreement that Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council has entered into with the Midlands Energy Hub, formally expressing its interest to participate in the Green Homes Local Authority Delivery Scheme;


(ii)  Approved the submission of the Council’s delivery plan to the Midland Energy Hub by 24th May 2021, based on the principles and approach set out in this report.  This will confirm the Council’s participation in the Scheme;


(iii)  Approved the prioritisation of the Council’s housing stock, which is managed by Solihull Community Housing, for investment through the Scheme.  This is subject to subsequent property and household eligibility; and


(iv)  Agreed that the Council uses the experience, evidence and learning from the Green Homes Local Authority Delivery Scheme to inform its future retrofit ambitions and delivery models for the Borough.  This would include consideration for the development of local skills, apprenticeships, business investment and in-house options within a report to Cabinet at a later date in 2021.