Decision details

COVID-19 transport response and emergency measures (emergency decision)

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To outline and seek approval (under the Chief Executives emergency decision making powers) on the proposed transport response to COVID-19, looking at the effect on transport in the borough and plans to introduce measures in the short, medium and longer term.


That the Chief Executive, under emergency delegated powers:


i)             Agrees to implement emergency measures to support social distancing that have been identified in our town centres, as detailed in Appendix C of the report, and;


ii)            Agrees to allocate £80,000 from Brent Capital budgets to implement robust emergency footway widening measures as described in paragraphs 3.16 and 3.17 of the report.


Reasons for the decision:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Alternative options considered:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Cabinet/Committee Decision or Scheme of Delegation: Emergency delegated powers

Member/s' declarations of interest /: None.

Contact: Tony Kennedy, Head of Highways and Infrastructure Email: Tel: 020 8937 5151.

Urgent item?: Yes

Publication date: 13/05/2020

Date of decision: 12/05/2020

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