Decision details

Appointment of Local Authority Proper Officers

Decision Maker: Health and Housing

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Chief Executive submitted a report advising committee of the transfer of health protection roles and responsibilities from Public Health England to the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) with effect from 1 October 2021.


He also asked for committee’s approval of an amendment of the scheme of delegation with regard to the appointment of ‘proper officers’ for the purpose of the Health Protection (Notification) Regulations 2010 (“the Regulations”).




Approve the authorisation of Consultants in Health Protection/Consultants in Communicable Disease Control employed by the UKHSA North West for the duties stated in the report to act on behalf of Ribble Valley Borough Council.

Publication date: 17/01/2022

Date of decision: 13/01/2022

Decided at meeting: 13/01/2022 - Health and Housing

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