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Urgency Notice - Accelerated Payments due to COVID-19 (emergency decision)  (16/04/2020 to 31/07/2020)

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Proposal for Accelerated Payments due to COIVD-19

Decision maker:  Chief Executive

Decision:   20 Mar 2020

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/03/2020

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
This decision will be taken in light of the current outbreak of the Corona Virus – COVID-19, the severity of which only became apparent 14-16 March 2020. It is anticipated that there will be an impact on small, medium and large scale business in
light of the current outbreak of the Corona Virus – COVID-19, and a number of these businesses rely on the Local Authority to fund their services. These businesses will include specific sectors that will require immediate support to manage cash flows, such as Residential/Nursing care homes and care home providers.

This decision is a key decision and any delay in implementing it would seriously prejudice the Council’s or the Public Interest within the meaning of Standing Order 14. The provision for call-in of key decisions under Standing Order 14 shall therefore not apply to this decision.