Issue details

Review of York's Financial Assistance Scheme

Purpose of Report: To review the current scheme & consider proposals for the scheme from April 2014

Members are asked to make a decision on options presented.

This decision has be deferred until the Cabinet meeting in January as further time is needed to consider consultation feedback and further discussion with stakeholders.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Cabinet Decision - a 'Key Issue' - decision leading to savings or expenditure of £500,000 or above;

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/10/2013

Implication: Equalities; Financial; Human Resources;

Level of Risk: 09-15 Constant monitoring required;

Decision due: 07/01/14 by Executive

Lead member: Councillor Dafydd Williams

Lead director: Corporate Director of Customer and Corporate Services

Department: Directorate of Customer and Corporate Services

Contact: John Madden, Benefits Assessments Manager, Resources - Financial Services Group 01904 552260 / 01904 551132 Di Bull/John Madden Email:

Consultation process

Contact report author


Full consultation process undertaken with stakeholders

Making Representations: Contact Report Author


Agenda items


  • Review of York's Financial Assistance Scheme  


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