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Tees Valley Combined Authority

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Climate emergency declaration

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Climate Plan Scorecard

This council’s climate plans as of 20th September 2021 were assessed and scored by trained Climate Emergency UK volunteers, as part of the Council Climate Plan Scorecards project.

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Tees Valley Combined Authority scored zero points in this assessment. This is because the council either didn’t have any published plans at the time of the assessment, or the plans didn’t qualify.

SectionTees Valley Combined AuthorityAverage combined authority council
Total score0%48%
Section 1 Governance, development and funding
0/21
9.5/21
Section 2 Mitigation and adaptation
0/18
9.4/18
Section 3 Commitment and integration
0/5
2.2/5
Section 4 Community, engagement and communications
0/9
5.0/9
Section 5 Measuring and setting emissions targets
0/5
3.0/5
Section 6 Co-benefits
0/4
2.6/4
Section 7 Diversity and inclusion
0/5
1.1/5
Section 8 Education, skills and training
0/5
2.5/5
Section 9 Ecological emergency
0/4
1.8/4

Emissions data

3385.4 ktCO2

Total 2019 emissions

5.0 tCO2

per person

4.2 ktCO2

per km2

10%

Commercial

28%

Domestic

24%

Industry

5%

Public Sector

33%

Transport

Data from the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy “subset dataset”, representing carbon dioxide emissions within the scope of influence of local authorities. Data has been combined from constituent local authorities.

These councils are the most similar to Tees Valley Combined Authority in terms of emissions profile, deprivation, rural/urban population density, and geographical nearness. Read more about how we calculate this.

Council nameSimilarityHas planCarbon Neutral byDeclared emergency
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council87%NoNo targetNo
Hartlepool Borough Council85%NoNo targetNo
South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority85%No2040Nov. 7, 2019
Wakefield Metropolitan District Council84%Yes2030May 23, 2019
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council84%No2030Oct. 30, 2019
Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council83%No2040Sept. 19, 2019
Darlington Borough Council81%Yes2050July 18, 2019
Bradford Metropolitan District Council81%No2030Jan. 15, 2019
North East Lincolnshire Council80%Yes2050Sept. 19, 2019
West Yorkshire Combined Authority80%No2038June 27, 2019

These councils are the most similar to Tees Valley Combined Authority in terms of their emissions profile, based on the latest data from the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. Read more about how we calculate this.

Council nameSimilarityHas planCarbon Neutral byDeclared emergency
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council89%NoNo targetNo
Hartlepool Borough Council87%NoNo targetNo
Wakefield Metropolitan District Council87%Yes2030May 23, 2019
East Staffordshire Borough Council82%Yes2040Aug. 17, 2020
North Lincolnshire Council82%No2030No
Newport City Council81%Yes2030Nov. 23, 2021
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council81%No2030Oct. 30, 2019
South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority81%No2040Nov. 7, 2019
Cheshire West and Chester Council81%Yes2030May 21, 2019
Shropshire Council - Unitary79%No2030May 16, 2019

These councils grographically border or overlap with Tees Valley Combined Authority. Read more about how we calculate this.

Council nameSimilarityHas planCarbon Neutral byDeclared emergency
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council99%NoNo targetNo
Middlesbrough Borough Council99%No2029Sept. 4, 2019
Hartlepool Borough Council98%NoNo targetNo
Redcar and Cleveland Council95%Yes2030March 28, 2019
Darlington Borough Council95%Yes2050July 18, 2019

These councils are the most similar to Tees Valley Combined Authority in terms of the proportion of their population living in high deprivation, medium deprivation, and low deprivation neighbourhoods. Read more about how we calculate this.

Council nameSimilarityHas planCarbon Neutral byDeclared emergency
Glasgow City Council95%Yes2030May 16, 2019
North East Lincolnshire Council95%Yes2050Sept. 19, 2019
Wirral Council92%No2030July 15, 2019
Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council92%Yes2030Aug. 29, 2019
Derby City Council91%No2050May 23, 2019
Inverclyde Council91%NoNo targetNo
Sheffield City Council91%Yes2050Feb. 6, 2019
Dundee City Council91%Yes2045June 24, 2019
Greater Manchester Combined Authority90%No2038July 26, 2019
Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council90%Yes2030April 3, 2019

These councils are the most similar to Tees Valley Combined Authority in terms of the proportion of their population living in urban, rural, and highly rural neighbourhoods. Read more about how we calculate this.

Council nameSimilarityHas planCarbon Neutral byDeclared emergency
Swindon Borough Council99%Yes2030No
Peterborough City Council99%Yes2030July 24, 2019
St Albans City and District Council99%No2030July 9, 2019
West Yorkshire Combined Authority98%No2038June 27, 2019
Cannock Chase District Council98%No2030July 17, 2019
Kirklees Council98%No2038Jan. 16, 2019
Dartford Borough Council98%NoNo targetOct. 7, 2019
Medway Council98%Yes2050April 25, 2019
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council98%Yes2040Sept. 18, 2019
East Dunbartonshire Council98%Yes2045No

Powers & Responsibilities

Tees Valley Combined Authority is a Combined Authority, with powers over:

Council buildings and staff

Climate actions might include:

  • making council offices more energy efficient
  • incentivising ‘Active Travel’ or public transport use among employees
  • providing carbon literacy training for employees
    Spending, procuring, and investing

    Climate actions might include:

    • embedding carbon impact assessment as part of the council’s budgeting and financial accountability process
    • utilising Public Works Loan Board loans or the Business Rates Retention Scheme to invest in emissions-reducing capital projects that otherwise wouldn’t get funded
    • specifying low carbon equipment and practices when procuring for relevant services from suppliers
    • prioritising positive environmental impacts during procurement, through the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012

    Read more about English local authority powers in the UK100 Power Shift report.

    More about this council

    teesvalley-ca.gov.uk
    Tees Valley Combined Authority’s official homepage.

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    mySociety, Climate Emergency UK (2022). Climate Action Plan Explorer: Tees Valley Combined Authority. Available at: http://data.climateemergency.uk/councils/tees-valley-combined-authority/ [Accessed 22 May 2022].

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