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Decision details

Financial Inclusion interim and future funding strategy

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Finance and Performance, Executive Member for Finance and Performance

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Executive Member will be asked to approve interim Financial Inclusion funding allocations 2019/20 and the development of a longer term future funding strategy to feed into the 2020/21 annual budget process.

This work will contribute to the implementation of Executive’s agreed recommendations from the Financial Inclusion Scrutiny Review (approved March 2019).


Resolved: That;

a)   The recommended Option 1 to extend the 2019/20 allocations to safeguard any successful and appropriate current schemes at risk in the short term be approved


b)   The delivery of a longer term strategy for the sustainability of successful Financial Inclusion projects be approved.



a)   To ensure the that councillors, residents, partners and groups are aware of financial inclusion activity and the approval/use of associated funding. 


b)    To ensure that approved scrutiny actions are implemented.

Report author: Pauline Stuchfield

Publication date: 12/08/2019

Date of decision: 12/08/2019

Decided at meeting: 12/08/2019 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Finance and Performance

Effective from: 15/08/2019

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