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Appendix 2 Risk Management

Vulnerability/Risk

Trigger

Consequences

Current Rating

Financial

-          Cost of management plan is significantly higher than expected

-          Investment of endowment or commuted sum does not generate sufficient income

-          Unable to secure commuted sum from Croudace

Unable to meet requirements of LEMP / management plan

Woodland deteriorates

Land cannot be acquired

Likelihood: 2

Impact: 2

 

Rating: 4

Accessibility

-          Encampments on site

-          Anti-social behaviour

-          Failure to maintain walkways

-          Unofficial access routes created

-          Poor management of roadway by managing agent

Reduction in community use

Woodland deteriorates

Accident claims

Encroachment

 

Likelihood:3

Impact:3

 

Rating: 9

Quality

-          Management plan is insufficient

-          Anti-social behaviour

-          Criminal behaviour

-          Environmental

 

Quality of woodland deteriorates

Attracts littering / fly tipping

Disease or destruction of woodland

Negative reputational impact

 

Likelihood: 3

Impact:3

 

Rating: 9

 

No.

Current Rating

Target Rating

Risk

1

4

4

Financial

 

Control in place

Adequacy of controls

Required action/control

Responsible Officer

Success Factors

Date for Review

Significant research and evaluation of costs has been completed. Management plan identified. Offer from Croudace received. Agreement that land will not be acquired without commuted sum. Financial investment discussed with Director of Finance and Business Transformation.

Good

Further negotiation with landowner

Andrew Williams / Mark Green

Land secured with commuted sum

Management Plan in place

Weekly throughout acquisition and transfer of land

 

No.

Current Rating

Target Rating

Risk

2

9

6

Accessibility

Control in place

Adequacy of controls

Required action/control

Responsible Officer

Success Factors

Date for Review

Land is already accessible with footpaths in place. Procedures in place to deal with illegal encampments and anti-social behaviour.

Fair

Active management of the site

Appropriate signage

Ongoing work to maintain footpaths and walkways

 

Andrew Williams

Only official footpaths are used

Community use of the woodland

Good community engagement

Monthly from acquisition

 

No.

Current Rating

Target Rating

Risk

3

9

6

Quality

Control in place

Adequacy of controls

Required action/control

Responsible Officer

Success Factors

Date for Review

Officers have good knowledge of land. Expertise in team about management of land. Policies and procedures in place for dealing with ASB.

Fair

Recruitment underway for technical officer with arboriculture expertise.

Active management of site

Engagement with local community to report issues

Andrew Williams

Community use of the woodland

Low levels of ASB

Productive woodland

Low levels of disease

Monthly