Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The Council's existing agreement for
management of Stockport Borough Cemetery and the cremators is due
to end in March 2023. This is currently operated by Dignity Plc.
The Council is currently reviewing the options of either brining
the service back in house or re-tendering the service in part or as
a whole. The service is seeking approval to delegate the final
decision to the Cabinet Member for Highways, Parks and Leisure
Services along with the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of
The Cabinet has considered a proposal to seek delegated approval to implement new arrangements for managing the borough’s bereavement services and has:-
(1) Delegated responsibility for the review of options to the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Place Management in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Highways, Parks and Leisure Services.
(2) Delegated responsibility to award any contract to the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Place Management in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Highways, Parks and Leisure Services.
Reason Key: Affects 2 or more wards;
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: None identified
Decision Reference: CAB382
Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.
Forward Plan Reference: HP&L3
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Unions have been notified. Staff will be
briefed as options are developed. TUPE arrangements may be
necessary and all due legal process will be followed.
Contact: Ian O'Donnell, Services to Place Email: email@example.com Tel: 0161-474-4175.
Report author: Ian O'Donnell
Publication date: 15/03/2023
Date of decision: 14/03/2023
Decided at meeting: 14/03/2023 - Cabinet
Effective from: 22/03/2023