Agenda and decisions

Executive Member Decisions - Strategic Leadership
Monday, 1st June, 2020 10.00 am

Contact: Democratic Services Team 

Items
No. Item

1.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

2.

TEST, TRACE & PROTECT: APPROVAL TO CREATE A CONTACT TRACING SERVICE pdf icon PDF 410 KB

To seek approval for the creation of a contact tracing service:

 

In the short term utilizing TCBC internal resources and piloting it with Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) and Monmouthshire County Council (MCC) based from Ty Blaen offices with additional costs featuring in the WG Covid-19 claim;

 

In the medium to longer term to work towards, with ABUHB and Gwent (MCC, Caerphilly County Borough Council, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council and Newport City Council) partners a sustainable and hold a policy line that Welsh Government (WG) should fund the service;

 

That Public Protection responsibilities have to be re-prioritised to ensure a full response can be given to the Covid-19 pandemic

 

To give delegation to the Chief Officer, Neighbourhoods, Planning and Public Protection to agree local protocols (e.g. HR) with the strategic partners to ensure successful and effective delivery of the project.

Decision:

Approval given to the creation of a contact tracing service:

·         In the short term utilizing TCBC internal resources and piloting it with ABUHB and MCC based from Ty Blaen offices with additional costs featuring in the Welsh Government (WG) Covid-19 claim;

·         In the medium to longer term to work towards, with ABUHB and Gwent partners on a sustainable and hold a policy line that WG should fund the service;

·         That Public Protection responsibilities have to be re-prioritised to ensure a full response can be given to the Covid-19 pandemic; and

·         Gives delegation to the Chief Officer, Neighbourhoods, Planning and Public Protection to agree local protocols (e.g. HR) with the strategic partners to ensure successful and effective delivery of the project.