Issue details

OD/19/123 Provision of temporary accommodation during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The following 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

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/04/2020

Decision due: 1 Apr 2020 by Officer Decision

Contact: Ian Blofield, Head of Housing & Customer Services Email: Tel: 01473 432000.

Consultation process

Prior to the Chief Executive taking the decision, consultation took place with the Leader of the Council, the Chair of the Suffolk Housing Accommodation Group (COVID19 Response), the Monitoring Officer and the Head of Housing and Community Services. The Chair of the Strategic Overview and Scrutiny Committee was also consulted and gave her permission for this urgent decision to be taken.