The Assistant Chief Executive submitted a report that provided an update on the Councils compliance with the requirements of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 in relation to business continuity plan maintenance, review and exercising.
The Council had a legal duty under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 to develop, maintain and exercise business continuity plans, in order to ensure that it could continue to deliver its critical services during a business interruption event. To ensure the Council complied with that duty the below plans were put in place:
The report outlined in futher detail information on:
The report outlined that there were two options available:
The decision was supported by the following reason:
The report ensures that the Deputy Mayor is aware of the measures that have been put in place to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004.