Minutes of ASC meeting, 17 May 2018

Topics discussed included:

  • an update on the outcome of a meeting with Michael Gove and an ongoing consultation on the Environmental Principles and Governance Bill
  • an update on recent results of consultancy work ahead of the ASC’s coastal report
  • discussion of a revised structure for the Committee’s forthcoming land-use report, and discussion of potential key messages
  • a proposed structure for a joint report with the mitigation committee on housing
  • an update on communications with Defra about the third round of the Adaptation Reporting Power
  • an overview of the National Infrastructure Commission’s recent report on water ‘Preparing for a drier future’
  • an update on Kathryn Brown’s (Head of Adaptation) work at Imperial College London on blue-green infrastructure