Issue details

Transfer of Responsibility for the Social Fund to Local Authorities

Purpose of report: The report will provide background information with regards to the transfer of the Social Fund from DWP to local authorities and to agree proposals for administering a local scheme. Members are asked to: agree the new local scheme and arrangements for delivering the new local service in York.




Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Be significant in terms of its effects on communities;

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Implication: Equalities; Financial; Human Resources; ITT;

Level of Risk: 09-15 Constant monitoring required;

Decision due: 04/12/12 by Executive

Lead member: Councillor Julie Gunnell

Lead director: Corporate Director of Customer and Corporate Services

Department: Directorate of Customer and Corporate Services

Contact: Pauline Stuchfield, Director of Housing and Community Services 01904 55 1100. Email:

Consultation process

Contact Report Author



Making Representations: Contact Report Author 01904 55 1100. Email:


Agenda items


  • Transfer of responsibility for the Social Fund to local authorities  


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