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Issue details

Petition to Council on Support for Vulnerable People

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.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Level of Risk: 01-03 Acceptable;

Decision due: 19/07/11 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Health & Adult Social Services

Lead director: Corporate Director of Children, Education and Communities

Department: Directorate of Adults, Children & Education

Contact: Pete Dwyer, Director of Adults, Children & Education Email: pete.dwyer@york.gov.uk Email: Pete.Dwyer@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

The full council meeting afforded the opportunity for full debate on the issues arising from the petition. The decision making budget process on setting the council budget created considerable consultation opportunities the details of which were included in the relevant Executive Member and Executive papers


Contact the report author

Making Representations: By email to the report author, Pete Dwyer, Director of Adults, Children and Education Tel: 01904 55554200, E-mail: pete.dwyer@york.gov.uk


Agenda items


  • Committee Report for Petition to Council on Support for Vulnerable People  


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