Decision Maker: Audit and Governance Committee
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The committee considered the report from the head of HR, IT, and customer services. This sought the committee’s agreement to approve the business continuity strategy and the risk management strategy for 2013 to 2016.
Despite there being no significant changes from the previous strategies, the committee noted that the two updated strategies would help the council to:
The committee noted that the county council emergency planning team ran exercises to test the council’s business continuity arrangements. Councillors supported the proposed strategies but suggested that the business continuity strategy should refer to the frequency of business continuity testing exercises.
RESOLVED: to approve the business continuity strategy and the risk management strategy for the period 2013 to 2016, subject to amending the business continuity strategy to refer to the frequency of business continuity testing exercises.
Report author: Penny O'Callaghan
Publication date: 02/09/2013
Date of decision: 24/06/2013
Decided at meeting: 24/06/2013 - Audit and Governance Committee