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Decision details

Covid-19 Business Grant Report

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


Purpose of Report: to present the success in delivering grant and business rate relief to support local businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Executive Members are asked to note the value, number of awards made and success in delivering the support quickly and spending of the budgets in full.




i)             That the financial value and number of businesses supported by the council be noted.

ii)            That the speed and efficiency in distributing the support be noted.

iii)          That it be noted that the Government’s Small Business Grants (SBG) and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure grants (RHLG) closed for applications on 28 August 2020.


   Reason: To clearly set out the extent of the financial support provided by the council and the speed at which it was provided to businesses in York.

Report author: David Walker

Publication date: 24/09/2020

Date of decision: 24/09/2020

Decided at meeting: 24/09/2020 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Finance and Performance

Effective from: 29/09/2020

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