Decision details

Risk Management and Business Continuity Annual Report EXE19-017

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To receive the annual report on Risk Management and Business Continuity.


The Executive received the annual report on Risk Management and Business Continuity.  The Executive heard that Councillor Davis, Portfolio Holder for Information Community Technology, had previously reviewed the contingency measures in place regarding the Alternative Premises Plan.  It was explained that the Plan would enable the Council to relocate to the Leisure Centre in the event of the Civic Offices being destroyed or inaccessible.  Councillor Davis stated that he was satisfied that the ICT provision was in place to ensure the continuation of the Council’s most critical services.  The Executive was informed that Corporate Management Group was currently reviewing the Council’s Business Continuity arrangements and was considering possible rehearsals which could be undertaken to test procedures.


That the report be noted and that Risk Management and Business Continuity arrangements will be reviewed and updated in the coming months to ensure that the implementation of both disciplines is sufficient to match the needs of the Council.

Reason:   The continuous development of Risk Management and Business Continuity is essential to ensure effective management and planning within the Council.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Recommend to Council?: No;


Cllr Bittleston, Portfolio Holder.

Contact: Pino Mastromarco, Senior Policy Officer Email:

Report author: Pino Mastromarco

Publication date: 09/07/2019

Date of decision: 27/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 27/06/2019 - Executive

Effective from: 13/07/2019

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