Decision details

Joint Public Health Strategy

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The subject of the decision


The Policy Manager (Health Improvement and Inequality) submitted a report which sought member’s approval of a Cumbrian Joint Public Health Strategy.

The Director of Public Health attended the meeting to present the document to Executive alongside the Portfolio Holder for Housing, Health and Wellbeing.


Councillor C McCarron-Holmes moved the recommendation; this was seconded by Councillor A Smith. The recommendation was unanimously agreed.


Alternative options considered


Not to align with the Public Health Strategy and to develop a standalone strategy.


The reason for the decision


To demonstrate our individual commitment and by working with the other local authorities and our partners to improve health and wellbeing within our communities by tackling the wider determinants of health and wellbeing.


The decision




That the Cumbria Joint Public Health Strategy be adopted.


Report author: Helen Sant

Publication date: 25/02/2019

Date of decision: 25/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 25/02/2019 - Executive

Effective from: 08/03/2019

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