Decision details

Access to Emergency Pan-London Mortuary Capacity due to Covid-19

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To seek approval for accelerated payments to provide Emergency Mortuary Capacity in the event of a Covid-19 Wave 2.


That the Chief Executive, acting under emergency delegated powers within the Constitution:


i)             Notes the rationale for seeking this emergency provision of new mortuary capacity on a regional basis at this time.


ii)            Approves entry into the pan-London mortuary arrangement with other London councils as set out in Appendix 1 of the report and for payment of £599,303,00 into a sinking fund to be administered by the London Borough of Camden in respect of such mortuary provision.


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:


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

Urgent item?: Yes

Publication date: 03/09/2020

Date of decision: 03/09/2020

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