Allowable Solutions

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-09-16
Session date: 
September 16, 2015
Reference: 
2015/2957
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

What are the implications on your London Plan requirements for borough planning and carbon offset funds as a result of the Chancellor's recent statement to drop the Allowable Solutions policy?

Answer

Answer for Allowable Solutions

Answer for Allowable Solutions

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The Government's decision not to proceed with the Allowable Solutions offsetting scheme does not have an immediate impact on the approach in Policy 5.2 which allows a shortfall of onsite carbon reduction to be met off site or through a cash in lieu contribution to be ring fenced to secure delivery of carbon savings elsewhere.