Cabinet – Environment/ Regeneration & Planning Strategy – Part 3

Next was a report recommending that Wirral Council make more use of renewable energy in its buildings. A motion adding an extra recommendation was circulated (which called for a further report/action plan) including requesting working with social housing providers to generate cheaper electricity for tenants (and the Council).

This follows on from the Notice of Motion on the same topic on the 18th October 2010.

Item 8 explained the Regional Growth Fund, the LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership) was also mentioned. An upcoming meeting with Lord Heseltine was mentioned by Cllr Green.

A number of questions were asked on item 9 about Peel Properties request for a joint venture at Woodside, Birkenhead. This involved land owned by Peel, Merseytravel, Wirral council and another private sector business.

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