Issue details

Covid-19: Local Powers

This report sets out proposed arrangements for decision making in Lancashire in relation to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, including in relation to new powers from government to be able to close individual premises, close public outdoor places and restrict events with immediate effect. This report also sets out the principles behind the proposed arrangements for the implementation of those powers.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/08/2020

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
This decision should be implemented immediately for the purposes of Standing Order C29 as any delay could adversely affect the execution of the County Council's responsibilities. The reason for this is that there is a need to respond quickly to any new outbreaks or incidents of Covid-19 as they arise in Lancashire.

Anticipated restriction: Part I  -

Decision due: 6 Aug 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing

Contact: Josh Mynott Email: Tel: (01772) 534580.


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