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Emergency Preparedness in Response to the Olympics

Meeting: 17/04/2012 - Cabinet (Item 57)

57 Olympic Resilience

Report of the Corporate Director of Public Health and Public Protection is


Supporting documents:


Cllr Keith Humphries, Cabinet Member for Public Health and Protection Services, introduced a report providing an overview of on-going work in respect of resilience planning for the Olympic and Paralympic activities in Wiltshire during summer 2012, and demonstrating that there was robust planning in place to ensure that our residents and communities were safeguarded from risks.


Laurie Bell, Service Director for Policy and Communications, circulated the first draft of a calendar of events taking place around the county to celebrate the Jubilee and the Olympics.  Work was ongoing with local and national media to coordinate coverage of various events.




The Cabinet noted the report.


Reason for Decision


To provide understanding an assurance with respect to the resilience planning and preparedness for the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.