Panel Summary

A cross-party scrutiny inquiry was established to look into climate change adaptation. The agreed terms of reference included:

  •  gaining an understanding of the climate change threats and opportunities facing Brighton and Hove and the impact these will have; and
  •  to review the current preparedness of Brighton and Hove City Council and its partners to adapt to the consequences of a changing local climate.

The report won the Centre for Public Scrutiny's Innovation award in 2011.


Panel Members


  • Professor Gordon MacKerron (Chair)
  • Councillor Tony Janio
  • Councillor Gill Mitchell
  • Councillor Vicky Wakefield-Jarrett


Report Links



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