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DECISIONS TAKEN UNDER CORONAVIRUS CONTINGENCY PLANNING PROCEDURES, 17 TO 24 MARCH 2020

Under the new Coronavirus Contingency Planning Procedures, as approved by the Leader of the Council, the executive (Leader and Cabinet) priorities of the Council are amended to simply be:

(i)  preservation of life;

(ii)  supporting the vulnerable;

(iii)  safeguarding children; and

(iv)  aiding the Borough’s businesses and economy

during this period that contingency planning is required to respond to an emergency situation and manage the effects of a covid-19 epidemic.

 

In view of the Leader’s decision to agree that

 

(i)  the Head of Paid Service is authorised to take any action in furtherance of the priorities set out above, acting in consultation with the Leader, Cabinet member and/or Group Leaders wherever it is reasonable and practicable in the opinion of the Head of Paid Service to do so; and

 

(ii)  the Head of Paid Service and each Director is authorised to take any action that  officer consider is reasonably necessary to protect the health, safety or welfare of individuals.

 

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/03/2020

Decision due: Between 17 Mar 2020 and 24 Mar 2020 by Chief Executive

Lead director: Chief Executive

Contact: Paul Satoor, Chief Executive Email: committeeservices@wirral.gov.uk.

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