Structure and Governance
The CCC comprises a Chairman and eight independent members. It is jointly sponsored by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), the Northern Ireland Executive, the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government.
The Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC) which is part of the CCC, is also established under the Act to support the CCC in advising and reporting on progress in adaptation. It comprises a Chairman, who also sits on the main Committee, and five independent members. It is jointly sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the Northern Ireland Executive, the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government.
The Audit Committee supports the main Committee and the Chief Executive (as Accounting Officer) in their respective responsibilities for control and governance, risk management and associated assurance.
The Chief Executive leads the secretariat of around 30 staff who provide analytical and corporate support to the Committee.
- Corporate Plan for 2014-2017 This document sets out the CCC’s strategic objectives, priorities and work programme.
- Framework Document Describes the broad framework within which the organisation operates and covers the role of the CCC and ASC, their governance and accountability, management and financial responsibilities. It is drawn up by DECC and agreed in consultation with Defra, the Devolved Administrations and the CCC.