Enfield Council Environment Forum



The success or not of Enfield’s Climate Change strategy will depend on how it involves the community from the bottom up but sadly its new Environment Forum does not do that and excludes many groups including many set up to specifically address climate change.


This has been the approach of Enfield Council all along to involve only those it wants and to exclude others.It certainly will not engage the wider community. Thank goodness for the Enfield Climate Action Forum (Encaf) that was set up to do just that - a forum that consists of not 21 hand picked organisations but 60 and growing and to include any who wish to join.


You will see it excludes Roadwatch, Better Streets, Extinction Rebellion, Divest Enfield and many others.


Those handpicked are


Up to a maximum of 5 representatives from the following:


Transport for London

Train Operating Companies providing services within the Borough

London Borough of Enfield representatives of local bodies with an interest in natural and built environment


The wider membership for the Forum will consist of:

Plus 21 other members comprising 2 nominated by the Federation of

Enfield Residents and Allied Associations and 1 nominated by each of the

following:

Edmonton Hundred Historical Society;

Enfield Preservation Society;

Southgate District Civic Trust;

Southgate Green Study Group;

Grange Park Conservation Area Study Group;

Meadway Conservation Area Study Group;

Eastern Enfield Study Group;

Edmonton Study Group;

Bush Hill Park Conservation Area Study Group;

Enfield Town Conservation Area Study Group;

Forty Hill and Bulls Cross Study Group;

Clay Hill Study Group; Trent Park Conservation Committee;

Enfield, Edmonton and Southgate Chamber of Commerce; and

Enfield Lock Conservation Group.Membership of Council Forum Just announced

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