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Officer Decisions

Chief Officer for Highways, Infrastructure Development and Waste - David Whitton

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

To approve trial amendments to the Highway Safety Inspection Manual 2013 using delegated authority afforded to the Head of Highways, Capital Development and Waste by Cabinet on 14 October 2015.

Decision Taken:


Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

It is considered that by trialling new approaches we will be better placed to understand the impacts in advance of any changes to the current policy in March 2016.


Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

There are two main options:

  •  continue the current policy and inspection regime;
  •  adopt the recommendations of the draft NCoP on using a risk based approach.


Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:


Contact for enquiries/further information:
Andy Cole
Decision Date:
19 November 2015

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: