Issue - decisions

Household Support Fund 4

24/03/2023 - 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.



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