Decision details

Highways Technical Policy, Plans and Strategies – New and Update Approvals

Reference: D244

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Highways, Assets and Transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To summarise those Highway Technical Policy, Plans and Strategies updates and approvals that have occurred since the Cabinet Report on 26 July 2018 and request that all highways technical policy, plans and strategies approvals and updates be delegated to the Director Highways from the Executive Director - Place and the Cabinet Member for Highway Assets and Transport.

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member:

 

a)   Note the approvals to new Highways Technical Policy, Plans and Strategies delegated to the Director – Highways;

b)   Note the updates to Highways Technical Policy, Plans and Strategies delegated to the Director – Highways;

c)   Approve the documents listed in this report previously approved by Service Director - Highways or Acting Service Director – Highways in the interim period of July 2018 – January 2022; and

d)   Agree that in certain circumstances, where a broader level of engagement and scrutiny is required, the Executive Director - Place and Cabinet Member will be consulted to agree the necessary action and approvals process.

Reasons for the decision:

To ensure that new and updates to Highways Technical documents are fluid and ensure the Service can update immediately when required.

Alternative options considered:

An alternative option would be that all new and changes to policy, strategies and plans go to Cabinet Member Decision. This has been rejected due to the sheer volume of updates that are completed and the necessity of the business to react to lessons learned within the service dynamically and to be able to update documents speedily.

Publication date: 12/01/2022

Date of decision: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 20/01/2022

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