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The following motion was passed with cross party support:

(2) Climate Emergency –
To consider the following Notice of Motion, which has been submitted by Cllr A.J
Halstead pursuant to Standing Order 9 (1):
“This Council will hereby:
1. Declare a ‘Climate Emergency’;
2. Pledge to make the Borough of Rushmoor carbon-neutral by 2030, taking into
account production and consumption emissions;
3. Explore ethical procurement, and incentivising electric car usage;
4. Seek to exceed the national average for recycling rates;
5. Eliminate the use of single-use plastics by the council by 2030;
6. Call on Westminster to provide necessary powers and resources to achieve the
2030 targets;
7. Mandate the Portfolio Holder responsible to regularly report back with actions
undertaken to address this emergency.”