Issue details

COVID-19 Urgent and Surge Community Swabbing Service - delegation of function to Cambridgeshire County Council - KEY/12OCT20/02

The Cabinet Member approved the following.


Authorised the continued delegation of authority to Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) to act as lead local authority in commissioning the COVID-19 Urgent and Surge Community Swabbing Service across Peterborough and Cambridgeshire and for delivery of the function of the service, which shall include the associated transfer of funding to CCC from 1 November 2020 until 17 July 2021.  CCC shall enter into contract with the supplier for the delivery of this service.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significantly affecting two or more electoral wards;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/09/2020

Decision due: Not before 16th Oct 2020 by Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Health & Public Health

Lead member: Councillor Wayne Fitzgerald, Leader of the Conservative Group

Lead director: Director of Public Health

Department: Public Health

Contact: Dr Emily Smith, Consultant Public Health Tel: 07788389673, Email:

Consultation process

Consultation with Public Health

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Health Scrutiny Committee