Extension of Hardship Fund Support
Purpose of Report: To confirm the position of spend against both the government’s Covid-19 Hardship Funding of £956,904 used to provide each resident in receipt of Council Tax Support with £150 of financial support towards their council tax bill in 2020/21. To consider the continuation of this and other Covid-19 support using additional crisis funds provided by the council to support residents in financial difficulty.
The Executive Member will be asked to approve the continuation of financial support to Covid-19 schemes including the Council Tax Hardship Scheme for the remainder of the 2020/21 Year.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Decision Made
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/09/2020
Decision due: 27/10/20 by Executive Member for Finance and Performance
Lead member: Executive Member for Finance and Performance, Councillor Denise Craghill, Executive Member for Housing and Safer Neighbourhoods firstname.lastname@example.org
Lead director: Corporate Director of Customer and Corporate Services
Department: Directorate of Customer and Corporate Services
This matter has been discussed at the Executive Corporate and Community Recovery Groups.
- 27/10/2020 - Extension of Hardship Fund Support
- 27/10/2020 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Finance and Major Projects Extension of Hardship Fund Support 27/10/2020