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The Insurance and Risk Management team carries out a range of functions for Dundee City Council and a number of Outside Bodies.

The team are responsible for:

  • ensuring that the Council’s assets are adequately and effectively insured through a combination of commercial insurance and a self insurance programme; 
  • arranging insurance for Dundee City Council to meet its legal liabilities;
  • provision of advice and guidance to departments on insurance and operational risk management issues;
  • promotion and instigation of departmental risk management initiatives;
  • dealing with all insurance claims made against Dundee City Council and pursuing recovery of costs against third parties who have caused damage to Council property;
  • arranging insurance for a number of Outside Bodies and administering all claims for each of these organisations;
  • administering a Home Contents Insurance Scheme for Council tenants.

If you wish to make a liability claim against Dundee City Council:

To apply for home contents insurance or to find out more information, please follow the link below or call 01382 433899 for assistance:

Contact can be made with the Insurance and Risk Management team at:

Contact Details:

Derek Urquhart
Insurance and Risk Manager
Tel: 01382 433953
Floor 4 Dundee House
50 North Lindsay Street
Dundee DD1 1NZ