2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Question: Has the council's area wide carbon emissions decreased, according to UK Government data?

Question code
Governance & Finance
Emission data reduction
National Data
Question weight


Three tier criteria
Criteria met if the council has had a 2% or more emission reduction from 2019 to 2021 data.

Additional points awarded if the emission reduction is more than 5%, or further points if the reduction is more than 10% from 2019 to 2021.


Marked using data provided by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. The data that will be used is the percentage difference between the calendar years 2021 and 2019 in the "Local Authority territorial carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions estimates within the scope of influence of Local Authorities" when it is published in Summer 2023.

Question performance

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0 points

5 county councils

1 point

13 county councils

2 points

3 county councils

3 points

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Lancashire County Council2/3gov.uk
Suffolk County Council2/3gov.uk
West Sussex County Council2/3gov.uk
Devon County Council1/3gov.uk
Essex County Council1/3gov.uk
Gloucestershire County Council1/3gov.uk
Hampshire County Council1/3gov.uk
Hertfordshire County Council1/3gov.uk
Kent County Council1/3gov.uk
Lincolnshire County Council1/3gov.uk
Norfolk County Council1/3gov.uk
Oxfordshire County Council1/3gov.uk
Staffordshire County Council1/3gov.uk
Surrey County Council1/3gov.uk
Warwickshire County Council1/3gov.uk
Worcestershire County Council1/3gov.uk
Cambridgeshire County Council0/3
Derbyshire County Council0/3
East Sussex County Council0/3
Leicestershire County Council0/3
Nottinghamshire County Council0/3