School Holiday Food Scrutiny Review Final Report
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose of Report: To make recommendations to Executive regarding the effectiveness, impact and funding of the free school meal voucher scheme alongside other grassroots community based provision and other schemes to address food poverty impacts.
Resolved: (i) That the recommendations of the review, as set out in paragraph 6 of the cover report, be approved.
Reason: To conclude the scrutiny review in line with the City of York Council’s scrutiny procedures and protocols.
(ii) That the Executive Leader, the Leader of the Labour Group and the Chair of the Scrutiny committee write jointly to the relevant government Minister on the need for additional government funding and support, enclosing a copy of the review report.
Reason: To continue to lobby government on a cross-party basis for funding to support children and families, against the background of the cost of living crisis.
Report author: Pauline Stuchfield
Publication date: 20/05/2022
Date of decision: 19/05/2022
Decided at meeting: 19/05/2022 - Executive
Effective from: 24/05/2022