Decision - Olympics Torch Relay

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Olympics Torch Relay

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


(1)         That Cabinet notes the contents of the report, and in particular, the agreement to host the Olympic Torch Relay event and associated celebrations.


(2)         That Cabinet authorises the Chief Executive, the Strategic Director for Communities and other relevant officers to take any steps necessary or incidental to organising and holding the event.


(3)         That Cabinet notes that a further report will be submitted in November 2011 that sets out, in detail, how Brighton & Hove City Council, and the city as a whole, will seek to ensure the significant opportunities arising from the Games are exploited fully for those that live, work and visit the city.

Reasons for the decision:

Hosting the Torch Relay will be a major global event and therefore full consultation and a full Event Management Plan will be required for the event.

Alternative options considered:

Not applicable.

Report author: Pauline Freestone

Publication date: 09/06/2011

Date of decision: 09/06/2011

Decided at meeting: 09/06/2011 - Cabinet

Effective from: 17/06/2011

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