Decision - COVID - 19 Death Management : Financial Report

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COVID - 19 Death Management : Financial Report

Decision Maker: Policy & Resources Urgency Sub-Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


In response to the COVID -19 pandemic a Pan Sussex Death Management Plan has been developed and implemented. This response is being coordinated by the Sussex Resilience Forum in accordance with duties under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004. This report presents the financial position of the work undertaken so far and projected costs going forward. In addition this report defines how these costs will be distributed across Brighton and Hove City Council, East Sussex County Council and West Sussex County Council.


RESOLVED:  That the Committee agreed a further contribution of £0.068m to the pan-Sussex response to death management of the COVID-19 pandemic based on the council’s share of 17% of a maximum additional Sussex-wide spend of £0.400m. This is in addition to the £0.046m contribution (17% of £0.270m) reported to Policy & Resources Committee on 30th April.


Report author: Annie Sparks

Publication date: 14/05/2020

Date of decision: 14/05/2020

Decided at meeting: 14/05/2020 - Policy & Resources Urgency Sub-Committee

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