Agenda and decisions

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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Chorley

Contact: Ruth Rimmington  Email: ruth.rimmington@chorley.gov.uk

Note: Please note this is not a meeting, but a decision to be taken by the Chief Executive under emergency powers 

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Implementation of the Equality Act 2010 in relation to Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles pdf icon PDF 249 KB

To receive and consider the report of the Director of Customer and Digital.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Decision:

To note the consultation responses, adopt the policy with amendments effective from 2 September 2020.

 

Reason for decision:

Failure to implement the list means that the Authority does not have any power to act against proprietors who fail to carry wheelchair users. This risks reputational damage to the Council and offers no level of recourse for disabled customers.

 

Executive Leader and Deputy Executive Leader consultation response

None.

 

The Chief Executive’s response to member representations

None.

 

Decision taken by the Chief Executive pursuant to the delegation contained at Appendix 2 Responsibility for Functions, Part C paragraph 1.3, urgent and emergency situations.

 

 

GARY HALL

CHIEF EXECUTIVE

 

In consultation with

 

 

CLLR ALISTAIR BRADLEY                          CLLR PETER WILSON

EXECUTIVE LEADER                                  DEPUTY EXECUTIVE LEADER