UPDATED BY OFFICER RECORD OF DECISION taken on 27 October 2020:
DIRECTION ISSUED UNDER DECISION 20/00105 IS HEREBY REVOKED.
Make a Direction under Regulation 5 of the
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No.3)
Regulations 2020 (or any replacement or amended version of these
regulations which may be valid and appropriate while this Direction
remains in effect).
This Direction comes into force on 23/10/2020
Decision type: Key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/10/2020
Reason for urgency:
It is necessary to implement the restrictions outlined in the Direction immediately due to the events starting at 17.00 on the 23/10/2020 and continuing until the 1/11/2020
Therefore it is not possible follow the normal decision timeframes as required under the KCC and legal governance arrangements, requiring it to be progressed under the urgent decision provisions as set out in the Constitution and the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012.
Decision due: 23 Oct 2020 by Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health
Reason: Urgent Decision due to Public Health Risk
Lead member: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health
Lead director: Barbara Cooper
Department: Growth, Environment & Transport
Contact: Andrew Scott-Clark, Director of Public Health Email: Andrew.Scott-Clark@kent.gov.uk.
No Cabinet Committee consultation possible due
to urgency process.
The below list of Members were contacted in writing and notified of the decision but due to time constraints related to the public health risk, the decision had to be progressed with minimal notice. Consequently there was insufficient time to include comments prior to publication of the Decision. However, any comments received in response to the written notification from Democratic Services will be published alongside the ROD in due course.
The Chair of the Scrutiny Committee (agreed that the decision could not be reasonably deferred)
The Group Spokespeople of the Scrutiny Committee
The Chair and Group Spokespeople of the Health Reform and Public Health Cabinet Committee
Geoff Lymer (Chair)
Financial implications: N/A
Legal implications: Direction issued in accordance with Regulation 5 of the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No.3) Regulations 2020 and the relevant KCC Urgent Decision arrangements.