DECISION TAKEN UNDER CORONAVIRUS CONTINGENCY PLANNING PROCEDURES ON 22 MAY, 2020 - funding approval for the implementation of a Free School Meals Scheme (25-29 May 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: 22/05/2020
Decision due: 22 May 2020 by Chief Executive
Lead director: Director for Children's Services
Contact: Paul Boyce, Director of Children, Families and Education Email: email@example.com Tel: 0151 666 4288.