Decision Session - Executive Member for Finance and Major Projects


Friday, 24 March 2023




Set out below is a summary of the decisions taken at the meeting of the Executive Member Decision Session held on Friday, 24 March 2023.  The wording used does not necessarily reflect the actual wording that will appear in the minutes.


Members are reminded that, should they wish to call in a decision, notice must be given to Democracy Support Group no later than 4pm on the second working day after this meeting.


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4.               Household Support Fund 4


Resolved: That;

a)   the council’s HSF scheme April 2023 – March 24 (as detailed at Annex A of the published report) be approved.

b)   that any changes to the scheme that do not fundamentally alter the purpose be delegated to the Section 151 officer in consultation with the Executive Member for Finance & Major Projects.

c)   the discretion to pay claims made within the broader scope of the scheme guidance as set out by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) (as detailed in Annex B of the published report) be delegated to the Head of Customer & Exchequer Services.      

Reason:     To provide financial support to the city’s most financially vulnerable residents from April 2023 to March 2024 arising from the ongoing cost of living increases.