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Decision details

Petition to Council on Support for Vulnerable People

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: At Full Council on 7 April, members considered a petition in respect of support for vulnerable people, which had been submitted to the Budget Council meeting on 24 February 2011 and as an e-petition, together with a background report from the Director of Adults, Children and Education. The petition had been signed by more than 1000 people and had therefore been taken to Council for debate, in accordance with the agreed process. Following debate it was agreed that the petition be referred to the Cabinet to determine any appropriate action.


The Cabinet Member is asked to decide on the appropriate course of action.


RESOLVED: (i)         That the Cabinet also write to MPs in the terms outlined in the petition.


                        (ii)        That the petition and report be referred to the Fairness Commission for consideration.


REASON:      To ensure that the concerns raised in the petition with regard to support for vulnerable people are properly addressed.

Report author: Pete Dwyer

Publication date: 20/07/2011

Date of decision: 19/07/2011

Decided at meeting: 19/07/2011 - Executive

Effective from: 22/07/2011

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