Decision details

Local Authority Contain Outbreak Management Fund allocation to district councils to fund additional compliance and prevention measures relating to events and licensing in response to Covid

Decision Maker: Executive Director of Adult Services and Public Health

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


This key decision will be considered by Sarah Scott, Executive Director of Adult Social Care and Public Health, under the Council’s General Exception Rules because the decision is urgent and it has not been possible to give 28 days notice on the Forward Plan.

Please refer to the published notification of decision notice and the published decision report for details of the decision and why the decision needed to be taken as an urgent decision.

Any representations should be sent to:

Siobhan Farmer, Deputy Director of Public Health

Tel: 01452 324249


By 5pm on Tuesday 20th July 2021


Pursuant to an Authorisation from Cabinet:

Decision: To delegate authority to the Executive Director of Adult Social Care and Public Health, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Public Health and Communities and the Executive Director for Corporate Resources to allocate the Local Authority Contain Outbreak Management Fund in order to deliver the objectives in the Local Outbreak Management Plan in accordance with the Council’s standing orders and procurement legislation.

Taken by: Cabinet 27.01.21

Came into force: 04.02.21



To approve the allocation of £250,000 to each of the six district councils (total £1,500,000) to recruit additional licensing and events staff in Environmental Health teams to maintain and further improve Covid compliance and prevention work


Publication date: 21/07/2021

Date of decision: 21/07/2021

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