As a publicly-funded organisation the CCC is fully committed to openness and transparency. Key information is available below.
Freedom of information
The CCC is committed to working in an open and transparent way. Our reports, and any supporting data and research, are published in full on this website. If you are unable to find the information you need, the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act gives you the right to ask us for recorded information we hold on any subject that falls under our remit.
Freedom of information releases
Read our responses to recent Freedom of Information (FOI) requests. If you’re looking for a response to an older FoI request, please contact us directly.
Managing Conflicts of Interest Policy
Register of Interests
- Register of Interests 2020-21
- Register of interests 2018-19
- Register of interest 2017-18
- Register of interests 2016-17
- Register of interests 2015-16
- Register of interests 2014-15
- Register of interests 2013-14
Gifts and Hospitality Register
- CCC hospitality register (2018-2019)
- CCC hospitality register (2017-2018)
- CCC hospitality register (2016-2017)
- CCC hospitality register (2014-2015)
- CCC hospitality register (2012-2013)
- CCC hospitality register (2014)
The CCC publishes details of all spending over £25,000 and spend with a value of more than £500 procured using an electronic purchasing card solution (ePCS).
- Expenditure Disclosure 2021-22
- Expenditure Disclosure 2020-21
- Expenditure disclosure 2018-19
- Expenditure disclosure 2017-18
Business Appointment Rules
Transparency information about outside appointments or employment taken up by former members of the Committee on Climate Change.
|Title of former role||Chief Assurance Officer|
|Date retired from the CCC||12 July 2020|
|New appointment||Self-employed consultancy|
|CCC’s decision on application||
High quality analytical work is essential to the effectiveness of the CCC and as part of this we embed quality assurance processes into our analytical work. You can read our guidance on QA procedures at this link: CCC – Quality Assurance of Evidence and Analysis. Linked to this, a list of business critical models used by the CCC is available here.
Standard Terms and Conditions of Contract for Services
Personal Information Charter
The way in which we process your personal data relating to financial transactions when we interact with you is set out in the Personal Information Charter. The Climate Change Committee uses the same Shared Services Provider and Information Technology Services as Defra. Therefore the processes set out in the Defra Personal Information Charter (available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs/about/personal-information-charter) apply to the Climate Change Committee.
Biomass in a low-carbon economy (2018)
The Committee published a Bioenergy Review in 2011, providing an assessment of the potential role of bioenergy in meeting the UK’s carbon targets. In 2018, we updated that work: Biomass in a low-carbon economy Committee Member Rebecca Heaton decided to stand back from the review in autumn 2017. Committee champions, Baroness Brown, Deputy Chair, and Corinne Le Quéré, Committee member, oversaw the work.