Issue details

OD/19/111 IBC Response to Coronavirus - 24 March 2020

This decision was made under delegation 10.1(c) of Section 5 of Part 3 of the Council’s Constitution.  That delegation gives the following authority to the Chief Executive:

“Exercise the Council's powers to prepare for and deal with any disaster or emergency affecting life or property in Ipswich.”

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

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

Decision due: 24 Mar 2020 by Officer Decision

Consultation process

The Leader of the Council was consulted and was fully supportive. The Portfolio Holders were not consulted in this instance for two reasons: (i) the need to move very quickly and (ii) the decision in the statement below are either minor or a direct response to the message of the Prime Minister (e.g. shutting ‘playgrounds and outdoor gyms’).