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Cabinet Decision: 7th March 2019
Title of Item/Report
Major Incident Plan
Record of the Decision
Consideration was given to a report on the Major Incident Plan.

Under the Civil Contingencies Act the Council had a responsibility to prepare and maintain a Major Incident Plan. The Council were supported by the Joint Authority's arrangement which was known as the Emergency Planning Unit who provided specialist advice and support in the preparation and maintenance of the Plan.

Under the legislation the Council was duty bound to maintain a frequent view of the plan to ensure its currency and ensure that the human resources associated with it remained current within the organisation.

The Major Incident Plan had undergone review in co-operation with the Joint Authority's Emergency Planning Unit. The updated Plan was attached to the report.

RESOLVED that the update of the Major Incident Plan be approved.
Reasons for the Decision
As a category one responder under the Civil Contingencies Act the Council must ensure it has an up to date robust major incident plan. The Cabinet are therefore asked to approve the version attached to this report which has been updated in line with current legislation, guidance and also reflects changes within the organisation.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected
Declared (Cabinet Member) Conflicts of Interest
Details of any Dispensations
Date and Time by which Call In must be executed
Midnight, 15 March 2019

Date of Publication: 11 March 2019

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